Dutch World Cup hopes received a significant boost today when coach Bert Van Marwijk revealed that he will include Arjen Robben in the 23-man squad the Netherlands sends to the tournament which kicks off in South Africa next week.
The mercurial winger's status had been in serious doubt for the last 24 hours after he received a hamstring injury in the Netherland's 6-1 demolition of Hungary on Saturday.
The Dutch—2010 World Cup runners-up—go into this tournament as one of the favorites, a list that includes Spain, Germany, Italy and France. The Squad The following 23-man squad is what the Dutch manager, Bert van Marwijk, has pooled... Read Post
No one expected this. That’s for sure. Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben scored two apiece and Stefan de Vrij added another as the Netherlands opened their 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign by beating the defending champions, Spain, and... Read Post