Rafael van der Vaart

Date of birth11 February 1983
Place of birthHeemskerk
NationalityDutch
Weight70 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Ajax 01 Jul 1999 01 Jul 2005
Hamburger SV 01 Jul 2005 01 Jul 2008
Real Madrid 01 Jul 2008 31 Aug 2010
Tottenham Hotspur 31 Aug 2010 31 Aug 2012
Hamburger SV 31 Aug 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Ajax Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 22
5
7
2
2000-01 Ajax UEFA Cup 3
1
2
2001-02 Ajax Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 18
14
2
2001-02 Ajax UEFA Champions League 2
2
2001-02 Ajax UEFA Cup 3
1
2002-03 Ajax UEFA Champions League 5
1
2
2
2003-04 Ajax UEFA Champions League 3
1
2
2005-06 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 18
1
9
5
1
2006-07 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 26
8
4
1
2006-07 Hamburger SV UEFA Champions League 1
1
1
2007-08 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 23
1
10
5
2008-09 Real Madrid UEFA Champions League
1
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 1
1
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 28
13
4
2010-11 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Champions League 7
2
1
1
2011-12 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 4
1
2011-12 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 1
2011-12 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 28
5
11
3
2011-12 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Europa League 1
1
2012-13 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
12 Sep 2000 AA Ghent v Ajax W 0-7 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
22 Sep 2000 Ajax v RBC Roosendaal W 2-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
28 Sep 2000 Ajax v AA Ghent W 3-0
Agg: 10-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
02 Oct 2000 Heerenveen v Ajax D 2-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
15 Oct 2000 Vitesse Arnhem v Ajax L 3-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
20 Oct 2000 Ajax v Roda JC W 4-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
26 Oct 2000 Lausanne v Ajax L 1-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
29 Oct 2000 PSV Eindhoven v Ajax D 1-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
05 Nov 2000 Willem II v Ajax W 0-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
09 Nov 2000 Ajax v Lausanne D 2-2
Agg: 2-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Nov 2000 Ajax v De Graafschap W 4-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
19 Nov 2000 NAC Breda v Ajax W 0-3 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
26 Nov 2000 FC Utrecht v Ajax L 2-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
03 Dec 2000 Ajax v Heerenveen W 6-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
10 Dec 2000 Feyenoord v Ajax L 3-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
17 Dec 2000 Ajax v Twente Enschede W 5-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
01 Feb 2001 De Graafschap v Ajax W 1-3 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
11 Feb 2001 Ajax v Willem II D 1-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
25 Feb 2001 Ajax v FC Utrecht W 2-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
04 Mar 2001 RBC Roosendaal v Ajax W 1-3 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
11 Mar 2001 FC Groningen v Ajax D 3-3 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
18 Mar 2001 Ajax v Sparta Rotterdam W 9-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
01 Apr 2001 NEC Nijmegen v Ajax L 1-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
08 Apr 2001 Ajax v PSV Eindhoven L 0-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
16 Apr 2001 Roda JC v Ajax D 1-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
27 Apr 2001 Ajax v NAC Breda W 1-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 2
03 May 2001 RKC Waalwijk v Ajax D 2-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
13 May 2001 Ajax v Feyenoord L 3-4 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
17 May 2001 Ajax v Vitesse Arnhem L 1-2 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
20 May 2001 Twente Enschede v Ajax W 1-3 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
27 May 2001 Ajax v AZ Alkmaar W 5-1 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
08 Aug 2001 Ajax v Celtic L 1-3 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
19 Aug 2001 Ajax v Roda JC D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie 1
22 Aug 2001 Celtic v Ajax W 0-1
Agg: 3-2
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
26 Aug 2001 Feyenoord v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
08 Sep 2001 Twente Enschede v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
16 Sep 2001 Ajax v AZ Alkmaar D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
20 Sep 2001 Ajax v Apollon Limassol D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
23 Sep 2001 Ajax v Sparta Rotterdam D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
27 Sep 2001 Apollon Limassol v Ajax D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
30 Sep 2001 FC Groningen v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
10 Oct 2001 Ajax v NEC Nijmegen D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
13 Oct 2001 RKC Waalwijk v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
18 Oct 2001 FC København v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
24 Oct 2001 Heerenveen v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
28 Oct 2001 Ajax v Willem II D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
04 Nov 2001 De Graafschap v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
18 Nov 2001 Ajax v NAC Breda D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
25 Nov 2001 Ajax v PSV Eindhoven D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
28 Nov 2001 Ajax v Twente Enschede D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
04 Dec 2001 Ajax v Fortuna Sittard D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
15 Dec 2001 Roda JC v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
19 Dec 2001 Ajax v Vitesse Arnhem D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
23 Dec 2001 FC Utrecht v Ajax D 0-0 Dutch KPN Telecompetitie
30 Oct 2002 Olympique Lyonnais v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
12 Nov 2002 Ajax v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
27 Nov 2002 Valencia v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
11 Mar 2003 Ajax v Valencia D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
19 Mar 2003 AS Roma v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
08 Apr 2003 Ajax v AC Milan D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
16 Sep 2003 AC Milan v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
22 Oct 2003 Ajax v Celta Vigo D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
04 Nov 2003 Celta Vigo v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group H


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Netherlands UEFA Under-18 7
2
1
1
2000-01 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 1
1
2000-01 Netherlands World Youth Cup 3
1
2000-01 Netherlands World Youth Cup Under-20 1
2001-02 Netherlands FIFA World Cup
1
2001-02 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 2
1
2
2001-02 Netherlands Under-21
1
2001-02 Netherlands World Youth Cup 1
1
1
2002-03 Netherlands International Friendly
2
2002-03 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 1
3
2003-04 Netherlands International Friendly 6
1
2003-04 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 5
3
3
2004-05 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 3
2
2
2004-05 Netherlands International Friendly 2
1
2005-06 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 4
3
2
1
2005-06 Netherlands International Friendly 1
1
2006-07 Netherlands International Friendly 5
5
2006-07 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 1
1
2007-08 Netherlands International Friendly 6
2007-08 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 7
1
1
1
2008-09 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 5
1
2
1
2008-09 Netherlands International Friendly 3
1
2009-10 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 3
3
1
2009-10 Netherlands International Friendly 5
4
2
2010-11 Netherlands International Friendly 1
2010-11 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 5
1
1
2011-12 Netherlands International Friendly 2
2
1
1
2011-12 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 3
2
1
1
2012-13 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 3
1
4
2012-13 Netherlands International Friendly 2
1
2013-14 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 1
1
2013-14 Netherlands International Friendly 3
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Jul 2000 Netherlands v Croatia W 3-0 UEFA U18 Final round group A
19 Jul 2000 Germany v Netherlands L 3-0 UEFA U18 Final round group A
21 Jul 2000 Netherlands v Ukraine D 0-0 UEFA U21 Final round group A
04 Oct 2000 France v Netherlands W 1-2 UEFA U18 Group 9
30 Nov 2000 Germany v Netherlands W 2-4 UEFA U18 Group 9
06 Dec 2000 Netherlands v France W 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 9
27 Mar 2001 Portugal v Netherlands L 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
05 Apr 2001 Netherlands v Denmark D 1-1 UEFA U18 Intermediary round
01 May 2001 Denmark v Netherlands L 3-2 UEFA U18 Intermediary round
18 Jun 2001 Netherlands v Costa Rica L 1-3 World Youth Cup Group E
21 Jun 2001 Netherlands v Ecuador D 1-1 World Youth Cup Group E
24 Jun 2001 Ethiopia v Netherlands W 2-3 World Youth Cup Group E
28 Jun 2001 Angola v Netherlands W 0-2 World Youth Cup Under-20 2nd round
01 Jul 2001 Netherlands v Egypt L 1-2 World Youth Cup Quarter-final
14 Aug 2001 England v Netherlands L 4-0 Under-21
31 Aug 2001 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
06 Oct 2001 Netherlands v Andorra W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
09 Nov 2001 Netherlands v England D 2-2 UEFA Under-21 Play-off
13 Nov 2001 England v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA Under-21 Play-off
07 Sep 2002 Netherlands v Belarus W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
20 Nov 2002 Germany v Netherlands W 1-3 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Netherlands v Czech Republic D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
02 Apr 2003 Moldova v Netherlands W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
30 Apr 2003 Netherlands v Portugal D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2003 Belarus v Netherlands W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
20 Aug 2003 Belgium v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2003 Netherlands v Austria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
10 Sep 2003 Czech Republic v Netherlands L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
11 Oct 2003 Netherlands v Moldova W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
15 Nov 2003 Scotland v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
19 Nov 2003 Netherlands v Scotland W 6-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 2nd leg
18 Feb 2004 Netherlands v USA W 1-0 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Netherlands v France D 0-0 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Netherlands v Greece W 4-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Faroe Islands W 3-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 2004 Germany v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
19 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Czech Republic L 2-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
30 Jun 2004 Portugal v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Semi-final
18 Aug 2004 Sweden v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
03 Sep 2004 Netherlands v Liechtenstein W 3-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2004 Netherlands v Czech Republic W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
09 Oct 2004 FYR Macedonia v Netherlands D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
13 Oct 2004 Netherlands v Finland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
09 Feb 2005 England v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
30 Mar 2005 Netherlands v Armenia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
04 Jun 2005 Netherlands v Romania W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
17 Aug 2005 Netherlands v Germany D 2-2 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Armenia v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
07 Sep 2005 Netherlands v Andorra W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
08 Oct 2005 Czech Republic v Netherlands W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
12 Oct 2005 Netherlands v FYR Macedonia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
12 Nov 2005 Netherlands v Italy L 1-3 International Friendly
16 Jun 2006 Netherlands v Ivory Coast W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
21 Jun 2006 Netherlands v Argentina D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
25 Jun 2006 Portugal v Netherlands L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
16 Aug 2006 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands W 0-4 International Friendly
15 Nov 2006 Netherlands v England D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Feb 2007 Netherlands v Russia W 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Netherlands v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
02 Jun 2007 Korea Republic v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 2007 Thailand v Netherlands W 1-3 International Friendly
22 Aug 2007 Switzerland v Netherlands L 2-1 International Friendly
12 Sep 2007 Albania v Netherlands W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
13 Oct 2007 Romania v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
17 Oct 2007 Netherlands v Slovenia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
17 Nov 2007 Netherlands v Luxembourg W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
21 Nov 2007 Belarus v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
06 Feb 2008 Croatia v Netherlands W 0-3 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Austria v Netherlands W 3-4 International Friendly
24 May 2008 Netherlands v Ukraine W 3-0 International Friendly
29 May 2008 Netherlands v Denmark D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Wales W 2-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Italy W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
13 Jun 2008 France v Netherlands W 1-4 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
21 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Russia L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
20 Aug 2008 Russia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Netherlands v Australia L 1-2 International Friendly
10 Sep 2008 FYR Macedonia v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
11 Oct 2008 Netherlands v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
15 Oct 2008 Norway v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
19 Nov 2008 Netherlands v Sweden W 3-1 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Tunisia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Apr 2009 Netherlands v FYR Macedonia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
06 Jun 2009 Iceland v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Jun 2009 Netherlands v Norway W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
12 Aug 2009 Netherlands v England D 2-2 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Netherlands v Japan W 3-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Scotland v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Oct 2009 Australia v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2009 Italy v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Nov 2009 Netherlands v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Netherlands v USA W 2-1 International Friendly
26 May 2010 Netherlands v Mexico W 2-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Ghana W 4-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Hungary W 6-1 International Friendly
14 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Denmark W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
19 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Japan W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
24 Jun 2010 Cameroon v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
06 Jul 2010 Netherlands v Uruguay W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Semi-final
11 Jul 2010 Netherlands v Spain L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Final
03 Sep 2010 San Marino v Netherlands W 0-5 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Sep 2010 Netherlands v Finland W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
08 Oct 2010 Moldova v Netherlands W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
12 Oct 2010 Netherlands v Sweden W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
17 Nov 2010 Netherlands v Turkey W 1-0 International Friendly
25 Mar 2011 Hungary v Netherlands W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group E
29 Mar 2011 Netherlands v Hungary W 5-3 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Oct 2011 Netherlands v Moldova W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
11 Oct 2011 Sweden v Netherlands L 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group E
11 Nov 2011 Netherlands v Switzerland D 0-0 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Netherlands v Bulgaria L 1-2 International Friendly
30 May 2012 Netherlands v Slovakia W 2-0 International Friendly
02 Jun 2012 Netherlands v Northern Ireland W 6-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2012 Netherlands v Denmark L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
13 Jun 2012 Netherlands v Germany L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
17 Jun 2012 Portugal v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
15 Aug 2012 Belgium v Netherlands L 4-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 2012 Netherlands v Andorra W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
16 Oct 2012 Romania v Netherlands W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
14 Nov 2012 Netherlands v Germany D 0-0 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 Netherlands v Estonia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
26 Mar 2013 Netherlands v Romania W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
14 Aug 2013 Portugal v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Oct 2013 Netherlands v Hungary W 8-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group D
16 Nov 2013 Japan v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
19 Nov 2013 Netherlands v Colombia D 0-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.