Esbjerg of the Danish Football League announced on his official website that on his 15th birthday, he had a relationship with Damian van der Vaart, son of Dutch World Cup silver medalist Rafael van der Vaart. Special (Damian van der Vaart) signed a professional contract.
The legendary Dutch player retired in 2018. He has lived in Denmark for many years. His handball wife, world champion Estavana Polman, has been an Esbjerg player since 2013. Van der Vaart also ended his last years in Danish football, playing for FC Midtjylland for two years, and then in the summer of 2018 he also qualified for Esbjerg. But due to series injuries, he announced his retirement for two months.
His son Damian, 15 years old, is a basic member of the Esbjerg U15 team, so on his birthday, he signed a two-year professional contract with the Danish club.
Damien Van der Vaart understands the game well, can look at the entire stadium, and can’t wait to develop it further in the coming years. This is very much in line with our style of play, so we are very happy to sign a long-term contract with him. “ Said Lars Vind, Dean of Esbjerg College.
“It’s an important day for me. I am very happy to be able to renew the contract with Esbjerg. With the company of great teammates and professionals, I feel great here. “This is the ideal environment for my development. “Said Damian van der Vaart.
In October 2001, Rafael van der Vaart, who was only 18 years old, made his debut in the Dutch national team and won the silver medal in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. The ballad midfielder played for the Ajax senior team for five years and won the 2003 Golden Boy Award. He stayed in Hamburg for three years before being certified by Real Madrid in the summer of 2008. Two years later, he signed with Tottenham Hotspur and returned to Hamburg at the end of his career, and then spent a year with Betis before venturing in Denmark.