Tag: Wesley Sneijder

Extending Wesley Sneijder’s contract a no-brainer

Speculation as to the future of Wesley Sneijder has finally come to an end. Sneijder has decided to extend his contract with Inter Milan from 2013 to now 2015. The 26 year-old came off a stellar year with Inter after having won the treble and guiding Holland to the world cup finals. It was no wonder Sir Alex Ferguson was after his signature.

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Duties of the Roaming Midfielder

A reader asked if I could write on the position of the roaming center midfielder.  The roaming center midfielder position typically not a position that a person can say they play each and every game.  It is a position that is only used in certain formations and to be played against certain teams.  The player that plays this position is often a very skilled and offensive minded player.

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The key to Playing Winning Soccer

The KNVB, Royal Dutch Football Association, is one of the most decorated and respected football associations of all time.  They have produced the likes of Johan Cruyff, Marco Van Basten, Clarence Seedorf, Wesley Sneijder, and the list goes on and on.  More importantly, however, the KNVB is known for the style of soccer it promotes: they encourage technical excellence.  There was a period in the 1970’s when the KNVB was playing beautiful soccer, but they were not winning anything.  During that period they played their rivals – the Germans – and lost numerous times but suggested they were satisfied because they played a nicer game.

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