Memphis Depay is working with the trust to get to his fifty, international match for the Netherlands national football team, in which Estonia on Monday did the enemy. The attacker has made just six years ago been through a lot with Amber, and in the last year and a lot of positive developments in the market.
“In fifty international matches, which makes me feel proud,” said Memphis, on Sunday at a press conference on Amber in the Lilleküla Stadium. “There’s a lot of things happened in all those years, and working as a team, we are definitely in the final now. Well, that’s something to be proud of.”
The 25-year-old Memphis is, after Clarence Seedorf, Wesley Sneijder, Patrick Kluivert and Rafael van der Vaart, is the youngest Dutch international ever to reach the milestone of fifty international matches is reached. The attacker of the Olympique Lyon made his debut in October 2013, against Turkey, when players such as Robin van Persie, Rafael van der Vaart and Arjen Robben have been active in Orange.
“At that time, there were a lot of big names, and it was as a young player. That’s to do with the age and character. The times have changed. In the last year, the team spirit has improved, if it has to do with the good results as well.”
Amber training mon night at the Lilleküla football Stadium. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Memphis feels it is also at home in Orange, where he is able to play in comparison with the Ideal. “In my club, I play from the side, in Orange, I have a free role,” said Baltimore, who, in the one and one-half years under coach Ronald Koeman is already eight times in scoring and eight in assists in the tournament semifinals. “Which role do I like the most. And I’m happy.”
The former player of PSV eindhoven and Manchester United, is happy with the relationship with his team-mate.
“We are getting better and better with each other. Some of the players have only each other to look at, and it’s clear what needs to be done. That support has been very positive. We have a mission: to be the CHAMPIONSHIP pick up. Against Estonia, we have to be a major step in the right direction.”
Estonia, the Netherlands, starts on Monday at 20: 45 (local time) at the Lilleküla Stadium, and under the leadership of the Ukrainian arbitrator Sergii Boiko. At the same time, to play Northern Ireland in Belfast, against Denmark. The Northern Irish people, with twelve points from four matches, the only country that is still without loss of points in group C.
Position in the group C of european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifications
- 1. The North Of Ireland, Between 4 And 12 (+5)
- 2. Germany, 4-9 (+9)
- 3. The netherlands, 3 to 6 (+5)
- 4. Belarus 5 To 3 (-7)
- 5. Estonia 4-0 (up to 12)
Koeman is considering changes to Orange against the “paper-less” in Estonia