Tim Visser (31) after thirteen years, retiring as rugbyer

Tim Visser has Friday his retirement announced, as a professional, rugbyer. The 31-year-old born Dutchman stops after the end of the season for his English club Harlequins.

“I am very proud that I can look back on a pretty professional rugbycarrière,” says Visser. “The sport is in the last ten years enormously developed in the physical area, it takes a whole lot of the body.”

“I have had several injuries to overcome, but after the last surgery to my knee I feel that I am no longer on my old top from 2015/2016 bowl. With these physical challenges, and a young family at home that his father also would like to see move in the future, unfortunately I have my current contract must be submitted.”

Visser chose deliberately to not be for the Dutch team, because he selected wanted to be for the much stronger Scottish team. In June 2012, he lived three years in Scotland, which he, according to the rules speelgerechtigd was for the country.

Between 2012 and 2018 played ‘The Flying Dutchman’ 33 international matches for Scotland, in which he fourteen’s try made. Last year, in may, he made known is no longer available for the Scottish team.

Visser made his debut in 2006 on behalf of Newcastle Falcons as profrugbyer. Then he also played for Edinburgh Rugby (2009-2015), and since 2015 for the Harlequins. The club from London will play Saturday in the last regular game round, an away game against the With and can are still places for the play-offs of the Premiership.

AvatarAuteurtimbovisserMoment of plaatsen09:01 – 17 may 2019

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