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16: Maarten Stekelenburg

Maarten Stekelenburg is 25 years old and he plays as a goalkeeper for Ajax Amsterdam in the number 1 jersey. He was born in Haarlem on the 22nd September 1982, and is 1.97 metres tall and weighs 92 kilograms. Until the present, he has played professionally for just one team, Ajax, since 2001. Last season, he was part of the team that ranked 2nd in the Eredivisie.

Stekelenburg made his debut for the Netherlands on the 3rd September 2004 in a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein. Stekelenburg is the goalkeeper that will replace Edwin van der Sar as No 1 keeper for Holland, after the latter hangs up his boots from international football after Euro 2008. He has earned 12 caps until today. For Euro 2008, Maarten was called as backup and assigned the number 16.

Player Rating (out of 10) thanks to Goal.com:

Holland vs Italy: –

Holland vs France: –

Holland vs Romania: 6.5

Holland vs Russia: –

 

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