Wesley Sneijder is a professional football player, plays as a midfielder for Qatar Stars League club Al-Gharafa and previously the Netherlands national team.
He was listed as one of the three best midfielders in the world for 2010 by FIFA. He was sold to Real Madrid for €27 million in 2007, winning La Liga in his first season with the club and later being sold to Inter - onale for €15 million.
Early Life Of Wesley Sneijder
He was born Wesley Benjamin Sneijder on 9 June 1984 in Utrecht, Netherlands. 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-cla s s family in June 1984, Wesley came from a family of footballers. With his two brothers keen and talented soccer players, it can be safely a s sumed 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.
Wesley Sneijder's Career
Sneijder is a top player who possesses a nice range of pa s sing 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 honored with the Johan Cruijff Award in the year 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 Inter - onale. 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 for 7.5 million Euros. Here he has helped the club win the Super Lig in his very first season and Turkish Super Cup. Also, he has represented the Netherlands in 2006 and 2010 world cup, they reached in the finals in 2010, UEFA 2004,2008 And 2012.
Wesley Sneijder's Net Worth's, Achievements/Honours
Wesley Sneijder's net worth is $19 million at present. he earns an annual salary of $3.3 million from his playing career.
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 Inter - onale 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.
Wesley Sneijder's Personal Life
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(Yolanthe Cabau) have two children: Rodney Sneijder, Jeffrey Sneijder.
by prabin, 31 May, 2014