Maarten Stekelenburg
Maarten Stekelenburg
Date of birth:

September 22, 1982


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Maarten Stekelenburg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmaːrtə(n) ˈsteːkələ(n)ˌbɵrx]; born 22 September 1982) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Everton F.C. and the Netherlands national team.

He began his career at Ajax, playing 282 games over nine seasons and winning nine honours including two Eredivisie titles. Stekelenburg went on to play for Roma, Fulham, Monaco, Southampton and Everton.

Stekelenburg made his debut for the Netherlands in 2004, and earned 58 caps in total as of October 2017. He was understudy to Edwin van der Sar at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2008, then was first choice as he helped his nation to the 2010 FIFA World Cup final and played at UEFA Euro 2012.