Attacking midfielder who is known to have a hard kick and flowing fast like lightning, Wesley Sneijder, was officially declared to retired as a professional soccer player. This decision was taken with some consideration and has left many sweet memories.
As a professional footballer, Wesley Sneijder’s career was quite successful. Defending the club or the national team level, his figure always gives a good contribution in every appearance. The last time playing a role on the gridiron was with Al-Gharafa in Qatar.
The contract ended in the 2019-2020 season, precisely at the age of 35, Wesley Sneijder decided to leave the football world. The desire to continue playing is actually still there, but never get a club this season, he finally decided to hang up his shoes.
Wesley Sneijder’s retirement decision adds to the list of Dutch professional class players, who previously did the same thing, where previously there were names Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben, who also decided to hang shoes this summer after ending it with German Bundesliga club, Bayern Munchen.
Actually Wesley Sneijder’s career in the world of football is not really over, his retirement decision is to accompany his new experience chosen as ambassador of his hometown club, FC Utrecht. This status presents Wesley Sneijder in the first Utrecht match from the stands.
“My love for the City of Utrecht is very great. We often talk about the possibility of me coming here, and now we write this down on paper. I look forward to a great season! ”Wesley Sneijder’s official statement on the account page of the Dutch club.
Wesley Sneijder’s career profile begins with the Ajax Amsterdam academy. Underwent five glorious seasons with Ajax, Wesley Sneijder finally decided to start a new challenge with La Liga’s big club, Real Madrid.
His career at the Spanish giants did not go smoothly, and decided to move to Inter Milan. Maybe you could say his soul mate, where the peak of Wesley Sneijder’s career can be called with this Serie A club, because it successfully presented the treble winners in its first season with the Nerazzurri.
Finished with Inter, Wesley Sneijder underwent four ordinary seasons at the Turkish club, Galatasaray and had only half a season joined Ligue 1, Nice.
Regardless of club level, Wesley Sneijder is quite outstanding at the national team level, where he successfully recorded 134 caps and scored 31 goals with his best achievements leading the Netherlands to runner-up in the 2010 World Cup and third in the 2014 World Cup.