Robin Van Persie and Marc van Bommel, Captain Netherlands National Team


Netherlands boss Bert van Marwijk has named his Euro 2012 squad for Croatia and Ukraine. 

Netherlands Captin Mark Van Bommel of AC Milan salutes played his last game for AC Milan after the Serie A match between AC Milan and Novara Calcio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 13, 2012 in Milan, Italy.

World Cup vice-champions Netherlands in second place after Spain in the FIFA rankings are one of the main favourites to win the European Championship. Netherlands lost 0:1 to the Spain in the World Cup Finals two years ago.

The team of Bert van Marwijk will play for the ninth time at the European Championship.

In qualifying for the Euro 2012 the Oranje team won 27 of 30 possible points.

Top Netherlands players include Dirk Kuyt, Ruud Van Nisterloy and Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Wesley Sneijder, Rafael Van der Varta and Robin Van Persie.

Netherlands will clash with the Germans, the Portuguese and the Danes.

Netherlands Euro 2012 Squad

Goalkeepers: Tim Krul, Maarten Stekelenburg, Michel Vorm

Defenders: Khalid Boulahrouz, Wilfred Bouma, John Heitinga, Joris Mathijsen, Gregory van der Wiel, Ron Vlaar, Jetro Willems

Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay, Mark van Bommel, Nigel de Jong, Stijn Schaars, Wesley Sneijder, Kevin Strootman, Rafael van der Vaart

Forwards: Klaas Jan Huntelaar, Luuk de Jong, Dirk Kuyt, Luciano Narsingh, Arjen Robben, Robin van Persie

Netherlands Quick Facts

  • World Cup Runners-up (1974, 1978, 2010)
  • European Championship Winners (1988)
  • Most Capped Player: Edwin van der Sar (130 caps from 1995 to 2009)

Netherlands Germany Tickets - Euro 2012

Sat, Jun 9 Netherlands Denmark - Metalist Stadium
Wed, Jun 13 Netherlands Germany - Metalist Stadium
Sun, Jun 17 Portugal Netherlands - Metalist Stadium


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