2010 Fifa World Cup squads: Group E

The final 23 players for the 32 squads competing in South Africa’s 2010 Fifa World Cup were announced after the deadline for confirmed teams passed on 1 June. Get the low-down on the 736 footballers who will be battling it out for the sport’s biggest trophy from 11 June to 11 July.

 

2010 FIFA WORLD CUP: FIRST STAGE GROUPS
Group A
South Africa
Mexico
Uruguay
France
Group B
Argentina
Nigeria
South Korea
Greece
Group C
England
USA
Algeria
Slovenia
Group D
Germany
Australia
Serbia
Ghana
Group E
Netherlands
Denmark
Japan
Cameroon
Group F
Italy
Paraguay
New Zealand
Slovakia
Group G
Brazil
North Korea
Côte d’Ivoire
Portugal
Group H
Spain
Switzerland
Honduras
Chile

 

GROUP E

NETHERLANDS

Coach: Bert van Marwijk

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Maarten Stekelenburg

22 September 1982 (aged 27)

25

Ajax

2

Defender

Gregory van der Wiel

3 February 1988 (aged 22)

8

Ajax

3

Defender

John Heitinga

15 November 1983 (aged 26)

51

Everton

4

Defender

Joris Mathijsen

5 April 1980 (aged 30)

53

Hamburg

5

Defender

Giovanni van Bronckhorst (captain)

5 February 1975 (aged 35)

97

Feyenoord

6

Midfielder

Mark van Bommel

22 April 1977 (aged 33)

54

Bayern Munich

7

Forward

Dirk Kuyt

22 July 1980 (aged 29)

60

Liverpool

8

Midfielder

Nigel de Jong

30 November 1984 (aged 25)

40

Manchester City

9

Forward

Robin van Persie

6 August 1983 (aged 26)

41

Arsenal

10

Midfielder

Wesley Sneijder

9 June 1984 (aged 26)

59

Internazionale

11

Forward

Arjen Robben

23 January 1984 (aged 26)

46

Bayern Munich

12

Defender

Khalid Boulahrouz

28 December 1981 (aged 28)

28

Stuttgart

13

Defender

André Ooijer

11 July 1974 (aged 35)

53

PSV

14

Midfielder

Demy de Zeeuw

26 May 1983 (aged 27)

23

Ajax

15

Defender

Edson Braafheid

8 April 1983 (aged 27)

5

Celtic

16

Goalkeeper

Michel Vorm

20 October 1983 (aged 26)

3

Utrecht

17

Forward

Eljero Elia

13 February 1987 (aged 23)

5

Hamburg

18

Midfielder

Stijn Schaars

11 January 1984 (aged 26)

11

AZ

19

Forward

Ryan Babel

19 December 1986 (aged 23)

38

Liverpool

20

Midfielder

Ibrahim Afellay

2 April 1986 (aged 24)

20

PSV

21

Forward

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

12 August 1983 (aged 26)

30

Milan

22

Goalkeeper

Sander Boschker

20 October 1970 (aged 39)

0

Twente

23

Midfielder

Rafael van der Vaart

11 February 1983 (aged 27)

75

Real Madrid

DENMARK

Coach: Morten Olsen

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Thomas Sørensen

12 June 1976 (aged 33)

86

Stoke City

2

Goalkeeper

Jesper Christiansen

24 April 1978 (aged 32)

11

København

3

Goalkeeper

Stephan Andersen

26 November 1981 (aged 28)

5

Brøndby

4

Defender

Daniel Agger

12 December 1984 (aged 25)

30

Liverpool

5

Defender

Lars Jacobsen

20 September 1979 (aged 30)

29

Blackburn Rovers

6

Defender

Per Krøldrup

31 July 1979 (aged 30)

28

Fiorentina

7

Defender

William Kvist

24 February 1985 (aged 25)

13

København

8

Defender

Simon Kjær

26 March 1989 (aged 21)

9

Palermo

9

Defender

Simon Poulsen

7 October 1984 (aged 25)

4

AZ

10

Defender

Patrick Mtiliga

28 January 1981 (aged 29)

2

Málaga

11

Midfielder

Martin Jørgensen

6 October 1975 (aged 34)

94

AGF

12

Midfielder

Dennis Rommedahl

22 July 1978 (aged 31)

94

Ajax

13

Midfielder

Jesper Grønkjær

12 August 1977 (aged 32)

76

København

14

Midfielder

Christian Poulsen

28 February 1980 (aged 30)

72

Juventus

15

Midfielder

Daniel Jensen

25 June 1979 (aged 30)

47

Werder Bremen

16

Midfielder

Thomas Kahlenberg

20 March 1983 (aged 27)

30

Wolfsburg

17

Midfielder

Jakob Poulsen

7 July 1983 (aged 26)

11

AGF

18

Midfielder

Thomas Enevoldsen

27 July 1987 (aged 22)

4

Groningen

19

Midfielder

Mikkel Beckmann

24 October 1983 (aged 26)

3

Randers

20

Midfielder

Christian Eriksen

14 February 1992 (aged 18)

2

Ajax

21

Forward

Jon Dahl Tomasson (captain)

29 August 1976 (aged 33)

108

Feyenoord

22

Forward

Nicklas Bendtner

16 January 1988 (aged 22)

32

Arsenal

23

Forward

Søren Larsen

6 September 1981 (aged 28)

17

MSV Duisburg

JAPAN

Coach: Takeshi Okada

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Seigo Narazaki

15 April 1976 (aged 34)

76

Nagoya Grampus

2

Midfielder

Yuki Abe

6 September 1981 (aged 28)

44

Urawa Red Diamonds

3

Defender

Yūichi Komano

25 July 1981 (aged 28)

52

Júbilo Iwata

4

Defender

Marcus Tulio Tanaka

24 April 1981 (aged 29)

38

Nagoya Grampus

5

Defender

Yuto Nagatomo

12 September 1986 (aged 23)

25

FC Tokyo

6

Defender

Atsuto Uchida

27 March 1988 (aged 22)

31

Kashima Antlers

7

Midfielder

Yasuhito Endō

28 January 1980 (aged 30)

93

Gamba Osaka

8

Midfielder

Daisuke Matsui

11 May 1981 (aged 29)

23

Grenoble

9

Forward

Shinji Okazaki

16 April 1986 (aged 24)

27

Shimizu S-Pulse

10

Midfielder

Shunsuke Nakamura

24 June 1978 (aged 31)

96

Yokohama F. Marinos

11

Forward

Keiji Tamada

11 April 1980 (aged 30)

69

Nagoya Grampus

12

Forward

Kisho Yano

5 April 1984 (aged 26)

18

Albirex Niigata

13

Defender

Daiki Iwamasa

30 January 1982 (aged 28)

2

Kashima Antlers

14

Midfielder

Kengo Nakamura

31 October 1980 (aged 29)

46

Kawasaki Frontale

15

Defender

Yasuyuki Konno

25 January 1983 (aged 27)

36

FC Tokyo

16

Forward

Yoshito Ōkubo

9 June 1982 (aged 28)

48

Vissel Kobe

17

Midfielder

Makoto Hasebe

18 January 1984 (aged 26)

30

Wolfsburg

18

Midfielder

Keisuke Honda

13 June 1986 (aged 23)

14

CSKA Moscow

19

Forward

Takayuki Morimoto

7 May 1988 (aged 22)

5

Catania

20

Midfielder

Junichi Inamoto

18 September 1979 (aged 30)

79

Kawasaki Frontale

21

Goalkeeper

Eiji Kawashima

20 March 1983 (aged 27)

9

Kawasaki Frontale

22

Defender

Yuji Nakazawa

15 February 1978 (aged 32)

104

Yokohama F. Marinos

23

Goalkeeper

Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi

15 August 1975 (aged 34)

116

Júbilo Iwata

CAMEROON

Coach: Paul Le Guen

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Position

Player

Date of Birth

Caps

Club

1

Goalkeeper

Carlos Kameni

18 February 1984 (aged 26)

58

Espanyol

2

Goalkeeper

Souleymanou Hamidou

22 November 1973 (aged 36)

40

Kayserispor

3

Goalkeeper

Guy N’dy Assembé

28 February 1986 (aged 24)

0

Valenciennes

4

Defender

Rigobert Song

1 July 1976 (aged 33)

133

Trabzonspor

5

Defender

Geremi

20 December 1978 (aged 31)

109

Ankaragücü

6

Defender

Stephane Mbia

20 May 1986 (aged 24)

29

Marseille

7

Defender

Aurélien Chedjou

20 June 1985 (aged 24)

8

Lille

8

Defender

Nicolas N’Koulou

27 March 1990 (aged 20)

6

Monaco

9

Defender

Benoît Assou-Ekotto

24 March 1984 (aged 26)

4

Tottenham Hotspur

10

Defender

Sébastien Bassong

9 July 1986 (aged 23)

3

Tottenham Hotspur

11

Defender

Gaëtan Bong

25 April 1988 (aged 22)

0

Valenciennes

12

Midfielder

Jean Makoun

29 May 1983 (aged 27)

46

Lyon

13

Midfielder

Alexandre Song

9 September 1987 (aged 22)

20

Arsenal

14

Midfielder

Landry N’Guémo

28 November 1985 (aged 24)

17

Celtic

15

Midfielder

Eyong Enoh

23 March 1986 (aged 24)

12

Ajax

16

Midfielder

Georges Mandjeck

9 December 1988 (aged 21)

4

Kaiserslautern

17

Midfielder

Joel Matip

8 August 1991 (aged 18)

1

Schalke

18

Forward

Samuel Eto’o (captain)

10 March 1981 (aged 29)

92

Internazionale

19

Forward

Pierre Webó

20 January 1982 (aged 28)

39

Mallorca

20

Forward

Achille Emana

5 June 1982 (aged 28)

32

Real Betis

21

Forward

Mohammadou Idrissou

8 March 1980 (aged 30)

28

Freiburg

22

Forward

Vincent Aboubakar

22 January 1992 (aged 18)

0

Cotonsport Garoua

23

Forward

Eric Choupo-Moting

23 March 1989 (aged 21)

0

Nuremberg

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