The Netherlands National Football Team (Dutch: Nederlands nationaal voetbalelftal) represents the Netherlands in association football and is controlled by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), the governing body for football in the Netherlands. The team was first assembled in 1905.
The football team is known colloquially as "Het Nederlands Oranje" (The Dutch team), "Dutch," referring to the Netherlands as a whole (although, it is the name of a smaller region) and "Orange known ', a tribute stops at the House of Orange Nassau. The Dutchman's record for playing the end of most of the World Cup without a win in the finals. He finished in 1974 seconds, 1978 and 2010 World Championships to lose, the Federal Republic of Germany, Argentina and Spain. winning the European Championships are in 1988 . At the height of his success in the 1970s, the team was known for its mastery of Total Football and was nicknamed Clockwork Orange for its precision passing.
In August 2011, the number one team in the FIFA world ranking has been ranked, the second ever football team, to Spain, on top of the list without winning a World Cup. Netherlands national football team is one of the strongest teams in football in Europe and the world. The Netherlands won the final with a convincing victory over the USSR, a rematch in round-robin game, through a header by Ruud Gullit and Van Basten volley. This was the team's first win a major tournament and gave them to the heights of international football for the next three years, after nearly a decade in the wilderness.
Despite the high expectations that the team entered the 1990 World Cup, the tournament was a success. Van Basten could not score, as it was often by opposing defenders, while Gullit was ineffective recovered fully from the injury by not marked. The Dutch made it despite drawing all three group games, the realization of their arch-rivals Germany in the round of advance 16th The game is best remembered for the spitting, incident in which Frank Rijkaard and Rudi Voller as the Netherlands lost 2-1.
The team reached the semifinals at Euro '92, which is characterized by the appearance of Dennis Bergkamp, but were eliminated by eventual champions Denmark, with Van Basten in a penalty shootout kick saved by Peter Schmeichel. This was the last major tournament Van Basten to be, as he suffered a serious injury just to finally defeat and retire at the age of 30 admitted in 1995. In the 1994 World Cup, in the absence of chronic injury, Van Basten and Gullit strike, Dennis Bergkamp, led the team with three goals and the Netherlands advanced to the quarterfinals where they lost 3-2 to eventual champions Brazil.
The Netherlands National Football Team remains one of the strongest football teams in Europe and the world. The Dutch team was a participant in the "Group of Death", together with France, Italy, and Romania. In August 2011, the team was ranked number 1 in the FIFA world rankings, thus becoming the second national football team, after Spain, to top the rankings without previously winning a World Cup. Netherlands Euro Cup Tickets are available at Sport Ticket Exchange at ostensible rates. You can easily get Netherlands Euro Tickets from Sport Ticket Exchange. Sport Ticket Exchange is guaranteed, fast and secure source for buying Sport Tickets especially Euro Cup Tickets.