Netherlands Football team roster
Here comes another one of the strongest competitor of 2014 FIFA World Cup, Netherlands. The team squad of Netherlands for summer world cup is declared with complete roster of all players. Netherlands are also called as Orange, Holland, Clockwise Orange & the Flying Dutchmen as their nicknames. This is the only team which played 3 times final of football world cup & lost all three. Their Last world cup defeat was against the current champions Spain. Again they’ll play their first match of this upcoming world cup against Spain. So have a look on current team squad roster of Netherlands for 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Team Squad of Netherlands 2014 World CupNo. Player Name Club GOALKEEPERS 22 Jasper Cillessen Ajax Amsterdam 21 Jeroen Zoet PSV Eindhoven DEFENDERS 22 Gregory van der Wiel Paris Saint Germain 4 Ron Vlaar Aston Villa 2 Daryl Janmaat Feyenoord 5 Bruno Martins Indi Feyenoord 17 Daley Blind Ajax Amsterdam 3 Karim Rekik PSV Eindhoven 12 Joel Veltman Ajax Amsterdam MIDFIELDERS 10 Wesley Sneijder Galatasaray 6 Kevin Strootman Roma 8 Stijn Schaars PSV Eindhoven 9 Jordy Clasie Feyenoord 10 Siem de Jong Ajax Amsterdam 18 Davy Klaasen Ajax Amsterdam FORWARDS 11 Dirk Kuyt Fenerbahce 20 Manchester United 10 Arjen Robben Bayern Munich 25 Klaas Jan Huntelaar Schalke 04 22 Memphis Depay PSV Eindhoven 7 Jean Paul Boetius Feyenoord 24 Quincy Promes Twente Enschede
The Manchester United forward Robin Van Persie is the current captain of Netherlands. He is also the top goal scorer of Holland scoring 41 goals total. For this national football team, the former Man United goalkeeper, Edwin Van der Sar played maximum number of games . The Oranges are at 15 position in the current FIFA World men rankings. Louis van Gaal is the head coach whereas, Danny Blind is the Assistant coach of the national team.
Netherlands played their first international match against Belgium on 30th April 1905 which was an away game for them. But, they made registered ever victory over Belgium by 4-1. The biggest win came on second of September 2011 against San Marino which they won with 11-0. They’ve qualified for the FIFA World Cup 9 times & this is the 10 time they are playing this competition. Best result of this team in this competition came in 1974, 1978 & 2010 in which they finished at runners-up place.