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2010 World Cup Preview: The Netherlands

The Netherlands

Group E THE BASICS

Nickname:

Colors:

FIFA Ranking:

How They Got Here:


World Cup Pedigree: 8 World Cups ('34, '38, '74, '78, '90, '94, '98, '06), runners-up twice, fourth place once THE PLOT

THE DIRECTOR

Bert van Marwijk

LEADING MAN

Arjen Robben

SUPPORTING CAST

Wesley Sneijder Rafael Van der Vaart Robin Van Persie Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Giovanni van Bronckhorst John Heitinga Maarten Stekelenburg LIKELY BREAKOUT STAR

Eljero Elia

THE LIKELY VILLAIN

van Bronckhorst PRODUCTION NOTES

WHAT THEY'LL WEAR

IT'S SORTA LIKE...

Kill Bill

TRAILER

DO WHAT YOU WILL WITH THIS...

CRITICAL BLURBS

Best-case scenario? Realistic prediction? POSSIBLE HOLLYWOOD MOMENT


Group A: South Africa Uruguay Mexico France

Group B: South Korea Greece Nigeria Argentina

Group C: Algeria Slovenia USA England

Group D: Serbia Australia Ghana Germany

Group E: Japan Denmark

Group F:

Group G:

Group H:
Sources: World Cup 2010 (by Steven D. Stark and Harrison Stark); ESPN and Soccernet.com; FIFA; CIA Factbook
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