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.