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Rafael van der Vaart
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Personal information
Full name Rafael Ferdinand van der Vaart
Date of birth 11 February 1983 (1983-02-11) (age 37)
Place of birth Heemskerk, Netherlands
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Real Madrid
Number 23
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999-2005
2005-2008
2008-
Ajax
Hamburger SV
Real Madrid
National team
2001- Netherlands
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rafael van der Vaart (born 11 February 1983) is a Dutch football player. He plays for Tottenham Hotspur and Netherlands national team.

Club career statistics

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League KNVB Cup Europe Total
1999/00 Ajax Eredivisie 1 0 1 0
2000/01 27 7 27 7
2001/02 20 14 2 2 22 16
2002/03 21 18 6 2 27 20
2003/04 26 7 7 1 33 8
2004/05 22 6 7 1 29 7
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
2005/06 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 19 9 2 3 9 5 30 17
2006/07 26 8 3 7 5 3 34 18
2007/08 29 12 4 12 6 2 39 26
Spain League Copa del Rey Europe Total
2008/09 Real Madrid C.F. La Liga
2009/10
Country Netherlands 117 52 22 6 139 58
Germany 74 29 9 22 20 10 103 61
Spain 32 5 1 0 7 0 40 5
Total 213 85 10 22 49 16 272 123

International career statistics

Netherlands national team
Year Apps Goals
2001 1 0
2002 2 0
2003 10 3
2004 13 1
2005 9 2
2006 5 1
2007 10 3
2008 14 1
2009 10 2
2010
Total 74 13




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