Raphael van der Waart announced his career at the age of 35, Monday.
During the summer signing with club Esbjerg (Denmark), Rafael van der Vaart announced the end of his career at the age of 35, on Monday, after repeated injuries. "I'll stop there. I'm here to play football, not to spend my time in rehabilitation. The fun is not in the encounter. I wanted to be the grandfather of football, but it would not be like that"he said Metglerf.
Van der Vaart played 109 matches with a selection of the Netherlands. His professional career began at Ajax Amsterdam in 2000, before continuing in Hamburg, Real Madrid, Tottenham or Betis.