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Demy de Zeeuw Player Profile

Demy de Zeeuw Player Profile
Demy de Zeeuw
Date of Birth:May 26, 1983 (Age 34)
Place of Birth:Apeldoorn
Nationality: Netherlands
Height:174 cm.
Squad Number:20
Demy de Zeeuw made a controversial move to Ajax last summer. The midfielder just won the Dutch Eredivisie with AZ and had the opportunity to play Champions League football. Instead, De Zeeuw chose to play for the club he always loved as a kid. A good decision so far: De Zeeuw has been the engine of Ajax this season.  

The start of his career was quite anonymous. De Zeeuw made his debut at Jupiler League side Go Ahead Eagles and stayed until the summer of 2005. AZ were prepared to sign the defensive midfielder for a modest fee.

His period at AZ gave De Zeeuw a couple of milestones in his career. As an important part of the spectacular AZ team in the 2006/2007 season, De Zeeuw almost won the Dutch league and cup. However, after a dramatic end of that season the league was given away to PSV and Ajax beat AZ in the cup final after penalties. The revenge came in 2009 with a well deserved league title.  

Being a part in the Dutch national team since March 2007, De Zeeuw is not a regular in the team of Bert van Marwijk, but the playmaker of Ajax will certainly be there in South Africa.  

Did you know that:

AZ only paid €100,000 for Demy de Zeeuw when they signed him from Go Ahead Eagles?