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Gullit warns VDV over Netherlands place

March 20, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Former Netherlands star Ruud Gullit has warned Rafael van der Vaart that his international career could come under threat if Hamburg fail to qualify for Europe.

Van der Vaart, who has 103 caps for Netherlands, left Tottenham Hotspur in the summer to return to former club Hamburg, but Gullit told Hamburger Morgenpost that the transfer was widely regarded as a step down.

"I thought Rafael was happy at Spurs," Gullit, who captained Netherlands to glory at Euro '88, added. "It would ...

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