Archived from on 4 October 2008. In the final group match against , Van der Vaart started as captain, and scored a goal that gave the Netherlands a glimmer of hope to get out of the group. Van der Vaart was handed his original number 23 jersey while Granero was given number 24. Van der Vaart gained the notice of the youth team coaches and was called up for the youth squads. He has been holidaying with his son Beau whom he shares with his ex-wife Louise. She is often seen parading her incredible bikini body during her luxurious beach breaks.
Following the match, in a live interview with Danish , Midtjylland sporting director Claus Steinlein denied any ongoing negotiations, stating that Midtjylland would not be able to live up to Van der Vaart's economic demands. Final preparations are in full swing! However, he made another appearance in the semi-final against , after coming on for the injured. By that stage, Van der Vaart had firmly established himself as one of the stars of the Ajax team, as well as one of the most popular players in the Netherlands. As Sylvie strutted her stuff on the catwalk she swished her ombre locks which were styled into bouncy waves falling from a slicked back quiff at the top. Van der Vaart later denied speculation that he had been a failure at Real Madrid, claiming that he always gave his best over the last few years for both club and country, and that he wanted to show his quality for his new club.
He would wear his favourite 23 number on the shirt and was announced as club's vice-captain. Towards the end of the summer , however, he eventually came to an agreement with Real Madrid to stay with the club after the squad size had been reduced to 25 players as Dutch compatriots Wesley Sneijder, and were forced to leave the club. He also assisted the opening goal for with a corner. Van der Vaart finished his as the team's top scorer as Hamburg finished third in the league and won the. For the latter part of the , Van der Vaart was mostly utilized as an impact substitute by coach , which led to speculations of a fall-out between coach and player.
He was brought off the pitch after giving away a penalty to Cameroon by blocking the ball with his arm from a free-kick. Archived from on 28 September 2008. His number 23 jersey was even handed to in preseason, leaving him without a squad number. That's why this is a celebration for me.
He represented the nation at three and two , reaching the final in. However, two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo gave Portugal a 2—1 win and knocked out the Netherlands. He ended the campaign with 2 goals and several important assists. He was later named for October. In blistering temperatures of 24 degrees, the former footballer reclined on the sun lounger in the company of his youngest offspring.
Strutting her stuff: She added to the allure of the look with a pair of huge chandelier earrings, which complemented the glimmering design of the gown She added to the allure of the look with a pair of huge chandelier earrings, which complemented the glimmering design of the gown. He scored his first goal of the season with a screamer in a 2—2 away draw against , later suffering a serious injury that left him out of action for several months. Despite figuring prominently in a number of qualifying stage matches, Van der Vaart has had a lack of luck when it came to the final tournament. He ended the season as Spurs' top scorer in the Premier League, scoring 13 goals — nearly a quarter of Tottenham's total — while also providing the most assists, with nine. The 18-year-old Van der Vaart then made his senior international debut against on 6 October 2001. After his return to fitness, he scored a vital goal in the away to , which propelled Ajax into the knockout stages.
The , Van der Vaart suffered a serious knee injury and was out for several months. On 28 August, Van der Vaart made his Superliga debut, coming on as a substitute for Nigerian striker in a 0—0 draw away to local rivals. After starting his Spurs career by scoring three goals in four Premier League matches, and with a goal and an assist in two Champions League matches, Van der Vaart was named Goal. In the first half of , his performances were poor. And Sylvie Meis yet again flaunted her magnificent style credentials as she unveiled her new shoe collection in conjunction with Deichmann in Hamburg, Germany on Monday. Van der Vaart debuted in a 2—1 pre-season win four days later, against Colombian side , where he scored the equalising goal and provided an assist for the winner.
Van der Vaart scored a long-range effort against in the to send Tottenham through to the next round of the competition with a 1—0 victory. On 4 November 2018, having been struggling with recurring injuries, Van der Vaart announced he would retire from professional football with immediate effect. A injury kept Van der Vaart out of action for much of December, but he returned to the Tottenham side on , scoring both goals in a 2—1 away win over. He was presented to the fans at the before a league game against on 4 August 2018, which ended in a 3—3 draw. The arrival of Van der Vaart's countryman as head coach, however, saw Hamburg march up the standings and they finished the season in a respectable seventh place, qualifying for, and also winning, the Intertoto Cup.