Mark Van Bommel

  • Former Dutch captain Van Bommel retires May 13, 2013

    Hague: Former Netherlands captain Mark van Bommel announced the end of his professional football career. "I have had many doubts", the 36-year-old Van Bommel said after his club PSV lost 1-3 to FC Twente in the final match round of the Eredivisie season, reports Xinhua. "The support of the fans...
  • Sneijder named captain of Dutch football team August 15, 2012

    The Hague: Wesley Sneijder has replaced Mark van Bommel as the new captain of the Dutch football team, head coach Louis van Gaal announced ahead of Wednesday's friendly match against Belgium in Brussels. Van Bommel announced his retirement from the national team after the early exit at Euro 2012. The 28-year-old...
  • We can beat Barca in Champions League final: van Bommel January 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Bayern Munich midfielder Mark van Bommel has revealed that he would rather play Barcelona in the Champions League final than during the knock-out stage as he believes they would be easier to beat. Talking to the Abendzeitung in Munich, the Dutch captain explained that he felt that playing Barca...