As of 2019, the Dutch national men’s football team was positioned 12th on the FIFA World Ranking. This is an increase compared to the previous year, when the national team was ranked 14th. The best position was reached in 2010 and 2011, when The Dutch Eleven reached a second place, after reaching the final of the World Cup 2010 in South Africa. The national women’s football team, on the other hand, ranked 3rd in 2019, behind Germany and current World Champion United States. The Dutch women were very successful in the last two major tournaments with a European title in 2017 and a second place during the World Cup France in 2019.
Club and player market values Eredivisie
Ajax, PSV and Feyenoord are the traditional top three clubs of the highest football division in the Netherlands. Ajax Amsterdam had a total market value of approximately 370 million euros (based on player values) in 2019, whereas PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord Rotterdam had a combined market value of 309.39 million euros. Looking at the value of Eredivisie players in 2019, the best ranked Dutch international footballer playing in the domestic league was Donny van de Beek (Ajax) with 40 million euros. Steven Bergwijn from PSV and Daley Blind from Ajax had a market value of 35 million and 24 million euros, respectively.
Stadium capacity of Dutch football stadiums
The Johan Cruijf Arena, home of Ajax and the Dutch national team for most of their matches, had a total stadium capacity of roughly 55,000. De Kuip (Feyenoord Rotterdam) could hold 47,500 people, whereas Philips Stadion of PSV Eindhoven had a capacity of 35,500.
FIFA World Ranking of the Dutch national football team from 1993 to 2019
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FIFA. (November 12, 2019). FIFA World Ranking of the Dutch national football team from 1993 to 2019 [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/875512/world-ranking-of-national-football-team-the-netherlands/
FIFA. "FIFA World Ranking of the Dutch national football team from 1993 to 2019." Chart. November 12, 2019. Statista. Accessed October 21, 2020. https://www.statista.com/statistics/875512/world-ranking-of-national-football-team-the-netherlands/
FIFA. (2019). FIFA World Ranking of the Dutch national football team from 1993 to 2019. Statista. Statista Inc.. Accessed: October 21, 2020. https://www.statista.com/statistics/875512/world-ranking-of-national-football-team-the-netherlands/
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