Krul involved in embarrassing UEFA mix-up

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The Dutchman was unfortunately confused with his goalkeeping rival Jasper Cillessen in his official profile on UEFA's official website


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Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul was the victim of an embarrassing mix-up by UEFA's official website, as European football's governing body confused him with another Dutch shot stopper.

The AZ goalkeeper, who is on loan from Newcastle United, shared a screenshot on his official Twitter account, showing how UEFA mixed him up with Barcelona's Jasper Cillessen.

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Krul was part of the Netherlands squad who finished third at the 2014 World Cup, but was only a back-up to then Ajax goalkeeper Cillessen.

He has played just eight games for the national team compared to Cillessen's 30, and was unhappy with UEFA's mix-up, writing "You might wanna update the profile pic of Tim Krul on your website."

Since their mistake was pointed out, UEFA has now updated the profile photo of the 28-year-old.

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