Wesley Sneijder Biography
- Age: 33 years old
- Birth Nation: Netherlands
- Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
- Name: Wesley Sneijder
- Birth Name: Wesley Benjamin Sneijder
- Nick Name: Wes
- Nationality: Netherlandish
- Birth Place/City: Utrecht
- Profession: Football player
- Working For: Turkish Club Galatasaray, Netehrlands's national football team
- Salary: 3.2 million EUR
- Married: yes
- Married to: Yolanthe Cabau
- Children: Rodney Sneijder, Jeffrey Sneijder.
- Divorce: yes
- Online Presence: wiki, 13
Wesley Sneijder is a professional football player associated with Turkish Club Galatasaray and also plays from the Netehrlands's national football team.He was born Wesley Benjamin Sneijder on 9 June 1984 in Utrecht, Nteherlands. He is nicknamed Wes.He left home at age 7 to join the youth system of the Amsterdam-based club Ajax, where his older brother, Jeffrey, was already training. Born in Utrecht to a working-class family in June 1984, Wesley came from a family of footballers. With his two brothers keen and talented soccer players, it can be safely assumed that football flowed in his genes.He is quick, strong and powerful with accurate shooting ability and has the ability to play with both feet.
Sneijider is a top player who possesses nice range of passing and the skills to score the spectacular.He opted for a new challenge when he joined Turkish club Galatasaray in 2013. Being an outcome of the AFC Ajax Academy, he used to play for Ajax where he won 7 trophies and was also honoured with the Johan Cruijff Award in the eyar 2004. After Ajax he played for Real madrid, he was traded there in 2007 for 27 million Euros. There in his first season he won La Liga with the club and was later traded in 15 million Euros to Internazionale. He registered three major wins: Serie A, UEFA Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup and two Coppa Italia. And in 2013 he was traded to Galatasaray fro 7.5 million Euros. Here he has helped the club win the Super Lig in his very fisrt season and Turkish Super Cup.Also he has represented Netherlands in 2006 and 2010 world cup, they reached in the finals in 2010, UEFA 2004,2008 And 2012.
Marriage, divorce and Salary
In 2009, he and actress Yolanthe Cabau started dating. He got married to Yolanthe Cabau in a civil ceremony in Amsterdam on April 7, 2010. He was previously married to Ramona Streekstra on 18 June 2005. They got divorced in 2009 and has a child.He has a salary of 3.2 million EUR (2013).Sneijder and his spouse(Yalanthe Cabau) have two children:Rodney Sneijder, Jeffrey Sneijder.
The midfielder helped Real Madrid to league and Spanish Super Cup victories in 2008. The pinnacle of Sneijder's career came in 2010, when he won five club titles and led his country to a runner-up finish at the FIFA World Cup. He was named to the Team of the Tournament at the 2008 European Championship and carried the momentum into a victorious Spanish Super Cup performance. Sold to Italian club Internazionale in August 2009, Sneijder led the Nerazzurri to the Serie A, Italian Cup and Champions League titles in his first season and won the UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year Award. He continued to dazzle at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, scoring five goals to tie for the tournament lead and earning Silver Ball honors as the Netherlands fell just short in the final to Spain. Back with Ajax, he spearheaded the club's victorious Italian Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup showings, ending his spectacular year with a fourth-place finish in the Ballon d'Or voting. He played a key role in the Netherlands reaching the 2010 World Cup Final, and he was awarded the FIFA World Cup Silver Ball.
- Last modified : 31 May, 2014
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