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Rafael Van der Vaart has announced the end of his career at 35, this Monday.
When signing this summer with the Esbjerg (Denmark) club, Rafael Van der Vaart announced his career at the age of 35, on Monday, after regular injuries. "I'll stop there. I'm here to play football, not to spend my time in rehabilitation. The pleasure in the rendezvous is not. I wanted to be a football dad, but that will not"He told O Telegraaf.
Van der Vaart played 109 games with the Dutch selection. He began his professional career in Ajax Amsterdam in 2000, before continuing in Hamburg, Real Madrid, Tottenham or Betis.