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The Dutch national team play in which royal color - which also gives them their nickname?
... and who is their most-capped player? This Utrecht-born midfielder played for Ajax, Real Madrid, Inter, and more
... indeed, he played as they lost the 2010 World Cup final to Spain. But which ex-Barcelona man captained them in his last ever game for the national team?
... 2010 was something of a golden age for the Dutch. Pictured above, this current Premier League goalkeeper hadn't gotten his big move from Ajax to Roma yet, but played the final
... and he inherited the gloves from which stopper who, like him, played for Fulham (but unlike him went to Manchester United)?
... and he was part of the generation of Ajax starlets to beat Milan to win the 1995 Champions League. Name the striker - latter of Milan, Barcelona, and Newcastle - who scored
... and '95 was the last time a Dutch team reached the European Cup final. The time before that was 1988. Which southern team beat Benfica on penalties that year?
The second club of the Netherlands' second city, which classical Greek-inspired club's logo is seen above?
... and their hated rivals, Feyenoord, play at this stadium seen above. It's called Feyenoord Stadium officially, but it's nicknamed in Dutch for its tub-like shape. What is it?
Can you name an Eredivisie club - past or present - to play in the province of Friesland? (Hint: their flag has red heart-shaped water lilies on it)
... and there's a veteran striker who made his name at one of these. Who, recently returned to Ajax, also played for Real Madrid, Milan, and Schalke?
... and he's not the only Dutchman to have a succesful time in Germany. This attacking midfielder, formerly of Real Madrid and Tottenham, had two spells at Hamburg
The Dutch lost the World Cup Final in '74 and '78, despite having this man, who scored Ajax's winner in the 1973 European Cup. Who's the ex-St. Etienne right winger above?
... and the skipper in that game was a certain world-class attacker who would soon join Barcelona for five years, later manage them for eight, and even coach Catalonia
Whose career? Groningen, Celtic, Southampton, Liverpool... and the Netherlands?
And finally... this AC Milan European Cup-winner and later Chelsea star once issued this profundity: 'To play against Holland, you must play the Dutch.'

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