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SNEIJDER, Wesley

Wesley SNEIJDER
Al Gharafa SC (QAT)

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Full name Wesley Benjamin Sneijder  
Date of Birth June 9, 1984
Birthplace Utrecht, Netherlands
Height 170 cm
Position Attacking midfielder (or central midfielder / left winger)
Foot Both
Nationality Dutch
Club Al Gharafa SC (QAT)
Nation Netherlands
Int. debut Age 18 (April 30, 2003 - vs. Portugal)
World Cups 17 matches (2014: 6 / 2010: 7 / 2006: 4)
 
CAREER TRANSFERS
Date From - To Fee €m
01.2018
-
Al Gharafa
Free
08.2017
-
Free
01.2013
-
7.5
08.2009
-
15.0

08.2007

-
27.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2018-19 Al Gharafa
?
2017-18 Al Gharafa
-
-  Nice
- 
2016-17 Galatasaray
-
2015-16 Galatasaray
-
2014-15 Galatasaray
-
2013-14 Galatasaray
92
2012-13 Galatasaray
-
- Inter
-
2011-12 Inter
-
2010-11 Inter
90
2009-10 Inter
10
2008-09 Real Madrid
-
2007-08 Real Madrid
6

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2018-19 ?
-
2017-18 None
-
2016-17 None
-
2015-16 None
-
2014-15 None
-
2013-14 None
-
2012-13 None
-
2011-12 None
-
2010-11 None
-
2009-10 Top Assists
11
2008-09 None
-
2007-08 Top Assists
3

CAREER STATISTICS
League Appearances & Goals
2018-19 Al Gharafa
?
?
2017-18 Al Gharafa  
11
9
- Nice 
5
0
2016-17 Galatasaray
28
5
2015-16 Galatasaray
25
5
2014-15 Galatasaray
31
10
2013-14 Galatasaray
27
12
2012-13 Galatasaray
12
3
- Inter
5
1
2011-12 Inter
20
4
2010-11 Inter
25
4
2009-10 Inter
26
4
2008-09 Real Madrid
22
2
2007-08 Real Madrid
30
9
2006-07 Ajax
30
18
2005-06 Ajax 
19
5
2004-05 Ajax
30
7
2003-04 Ajax 
30
9
2002-03 Ajax
17
4



DID YOU KNOW ?

Although Sneijder was not born in Amsterdam, he started his career in AFC Ajax's famous youth academy. Following his older brother's footsteps, he signed for Ajax as a seventeen-year-old, initially on trial but impressed enough to be signed on a permanent basis.

In 2003 he became the eighth youngest player to play for the Netherlands in the history.

At the 2010 World Cup he won the Bronze Boot for his five goals and the Silver Ball for his performances - only beaten by uruguayan Diego Forlán.