Birth Date: 1983 November 15
Birth Place: Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands
Description: Dutch soccer player whose position in the team is usually that of centre back and defensive midfielder. He has earned 85 caps (so far) for the Dutch national soccer team, representing The Netherlands at FIFA World Cups (in 2006 and 2010) as well as UEFA European Soccer Championships (in 2004, 2008 and 2012).
position: Centre back, defensive midfielder