Van der Vaart happy to see end of 2013

December 19, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent

Hamburg midfielder Rafael van der Vaart is hoping for better fortune in 2014 as his annus horribilis draws to a close.

Van der Vaart’s year began with a high-profile split from wife Sylvie, which received tabloid coverage throughout the year, and more recently he has seen his new partner lose her unborn child.

On a sporting level, Hamburg ...

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