Career and Profile of Dutch football player Wesley Sneijder

This article is about a dutch football player Wesley Sneijder, who is the star of 2010 FIFA World Cup. Born on 9 June 1984, this player has played for football clubs like Real Madrid, Ajax and Internazionale. Here is given the profile and career of him.

Wesley Sneijder is a dutch footballer who currently is the part of Italian football club Internazionale. Regarded as a dead-ball specialist, Sneijder was born on 9 June, 1984 in a football family.

Football Career of Wesley Sneijder

Sneijder started playing football at very less age. He joined Ajax Academy in 1991. Later in 2002, he played for AFC Ajax football club starting his senior career. In 2007, he played for Real Madrid and in 2009 he joined Internazionale. In 2010, he was named as UEFA midfielder of the season and one of the Best midfielder of the year. Sneijder also represented the national team of the country - Netherland. His first appearance for Dutch team came in 2003. He was also the member of the national team in two Football World Cups, first in 2006 and second in 2010.

Club Career of Wesley Sneijder
In 2007, Sneijder was sold to Real Madrid for 27 million Euros. In his first season, the Real Madrid Team won the La Liga football tournament. Sneijder scored the goal in his very first match of the tournament against Atletico Madrid and two in the next match. In 2009, he was bought by Internazionale. He was named as the best club midfielder of the Champions League in his first season. Sneijder scored 11 goals for Real Madrid and 9 goals for Internazionale in his club career. He is currently the member of Internazionale and had a contract till 2015.

International Career of Wesley Sneijder
Sneijder first played in Under-17, Under-19, and Under-21 teams of Netherland. He made to the senior team in 2003 against Portugal. In 2008 Euro Cup, in a match against Italy, which the Netherland won by 3-0 he scored one of the best goal of the tournament.

2010 FIFA World Cup is the best for Sneijder where he scored 5 goals in the tournament and also won four Man of the Match aginst Denmark, Japan, Brazil and Uraguay. In the quarterfinal against he scored two goals by knocking out a strong Brazilian team by 2-1. He again performed well in the Semifinal against Uraguay and scored a goal in a 3-2 win. In the same year he become the best football player by

Career Statistics of Dutch Footballer Wesley Sneijder

Club Career
  • Ajax : Matches - 126, Goals - 43
  • Real Madrid : Matches - 52, Goals - 11
  • Internazionale : Matches - 57, Goals - 9

International Career
  • 2003 - 2 Goals in 3 Matches
  • 2004 - 3 Goals in 14 Matches
  • 2007 - 3 Goals in 11 Matches
  • 2008 - 3 Goals in 10 Matches
  • 2009 - 1 Goals in 7 Matches
  • 2010 - 7 Goals in 15 Matches
  • 2011 - 4 Goals in 4 Matches
  • Total - 23 Goals in 77 Matches


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