“Book of Thomas Dekker, is a settlement of’
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Thomas Dekker wrote his book My battle off resentment towards Michael Boogerd.
“For me, it is clear that the settlement is,” says Boogerd Saturday in an interview with The Telegraph. Dekker would be his former friend and colleague blame him ultimately not have a contract with the Roompot team gave.
The set-up of that team in 2014 was Boogerd surveyed by manager Martijn Berkhout, with the question of whether his client is not something for the new team would be. “I have said that I would like to have a time with Thomas wanted to talk,” says Boogerd. “Thomas had in 2013 me declared at dopingautoriteit. I wanted to just be with him finish.’
That Dekker the Roompot contract never got however had nothing to do with Dekkers dopingverleden to make, but with the reserves of the sponsors. “Our sponsors advised not to work with him in the sea to go. They found that Thomas is not with the team paste. Ort: had no nonsense radiate. Thomas is too much of jet set.’
In the biography My Battle of the writer Thijs Zonneveld makes Dekker a book open on his time with the Rabobank-team, and paints Boogerd therein as a party animal and dopinggebruiker.