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Sneijder Wesley Biography

Wesley Sneijder is a Dutch footballer who plays for Inter Milan and captains the Dutch national team. He comes from a football oriented family; his father was a player, his older brother Jeffrey played for Stormvogels Telstar, and his younger brother Rodney plays for RKC Waalwijk. Sneijder started his career in AFC Ajax's famous youth academy. He made his official Ajax debut against Willem II after the winter break on 2 February 2003 in a 6–0 win. On 12 August 2007, Sneijder was sold off to Real Madrid for €27 million, making him the second most expensive Dutch football player. In his first La Liga match for Real, he scored the winner in the Madrid derby against Atlético Madrid. By the end of the season he had the La Liga title and nine goals to his credit. On 27 August 2009, Sneijder was bought by Inter Milan from Real Madrid for a reported fee of €15 million. He made an immediate impact by being on the winning side in the Milan derby (4–0) against A.C. Milan. On 9 January 2010 he scored two stunning free kicks against Siena in the game which Inter won 4–3. On 26 August 2010, Sneijder was named by UEFA as the best club midfielder of the Champions League 2009–10 season. He has represented his country by playing for the Dutch national team at the World Cup in 2006 and 2010 as well as UEFA Euro 2004 and 2008. Individually he was awarded the 2010 Bronze Boot, the 2010 Silver Ball and was named man of the match for six out of eleven games played by "Oranje" at these two tournaments.  

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Ajax Amsterdam's title winning team of 2003/04: Where are they now?
Ajax Amsterdam's title winning team of 2003/04: Where are they now?
Ajax had a side brimming with potential in the 2003/04 season.
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5 superstars who deserved the Ballon d'Or instead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have won every single Ballon d'Or award since 2008!
5 greatest UEFA Champions League semi-finals of the last decade
5 greatest UEFA Champions League semi-finals of the last decade
We take a look at the top 5 Champions League semi-finals with stunning first leg displays, superb second leg comebacks and great rivalries.
5 players who are better in FIFA than in real life
5 players who are better in FIFA than in real life
Players who have higher ratings than they deserve.
Inter’s young guns are impressing, but shadows of past glories still loom large
Inter’s young guns are impressing, but shadows of past glories still loom large
Inter's future is bright, but they still have a long road back to the top of the footballing tree.
5 reasons why the Netherlands are struggling at the moment
5 reasons why the Netherlands are struggling at the moment
Time for the Netherlands to have a rethink about the their footballing principles?
5 teams that sell their star players and still do well
5 teams that sell their star players and still do well
Some European clubs overcome the loss of players adroitly and maintain their status in their respective leagues.
Greatest two-footed XI of all time
Greatest two-footed XI of all time
A special breed in the footballing world are those who are masterful with both feet, equally adept at passing, shooting and running.
Arjen Robben picks his ultimate XI
Arjen Robben picks his ultimate XI
Arjen Robben's side features some Chelsea legends as well as a Manchester United idol.
5 managers who will be under the scanner in the upcoming FIFA WC 2018 qualifiers
5 managers who will be under the scanner in the upcoming FIFA WC 2018 qualifiers
With the second round of WC 2018 qualifiers set to start, the following managers will be under serious pressure to deliver for their teams.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi could both have had one Ballon d'Or less
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi could both have had one Ballon d'Or less
If journalists were the ones voting, Sneijder and Ribery both would have had one Ballon d'Or each
5 footballers with famous WAGS
5 footballers with famous WAGS
Instances when the partners of some footballers are celebrity themselves.
Wesley Sneijder fined £1.96m by Galatasaray for collecting yellow cards
Wesley Sneijder fined £1.96m by Galatasaray for collecting yellow cards
The 32-year-old has been at the club since 2013
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 23rd June, 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 23rd June, 2016
Ramsey to Manchester United, Zlatan to AC Milan and much more..
Dutch trio of Jasper Cillessen, Davy Klaassen, Wesley Sneijder out against England
Dutch trio of Jasper Cillessen, Davy Klaassen, Wesley Sneijder out against England
Sneijder suffered a hamstring injury on Friday against France in Amsterdam in a 2-3 loss.
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