Wesley Sneijder Shows Off Retirement Gift: Hybrid Shirt Made Up Of Every Netherlands Jersey He’s Worn Over Last 15 Years (Photo)

Chris Wright

12th, September 2018


Embed from Getty Images

Wesley Sneijder brought his 15-year international career to an end last weekend, playing 62 minutes of the Netherland’s friendly win over Peru in Amsterdam before leaving the pitch to a standing ovation.

The KNVB also laid on a strange little post-match ceremony wherein Sneijder and his family were asked to sit in a mock living room (complete with rug, television, sofa and teapots) and watch a succession of pre-recorded video messages from the midfielder’s former teammates and coaches.

Thankfully, the 34-year-old also made it out with another, better gift from his comrades to speak of – a special custom hybrid Oranje jersey made up of the 15 shirts he wore over the course of his 134 caps…

Photo: @sneijder10official/Instagram

Pretty swish, no? Pies would gladly part with strong money for that little ripper.

That’s a direct result of the Netherlands being able to boast a new flawless run of international kits over the years.

Posted in International football, Kits & fashion

Share this article: Email


  1. Jules says:

    For fuck sake, just retire mate. No need for couches on the pitch.

  2. Murray says:

    Surprised they went out of their way to carve up a Netherlands-Brazil World Cup Semifinal kit, but not a Netherlands-Spain World Cup Final one.

    Granted, Netherlands lost the final, but wouldn’t that still be a bigger career high point than the semifinal?

Leave a Reply