Edwin van der Sar

Where is Edwin van der Sar now?

Legendary Dutch keeper Edwin van der Sar retired from playing at the end of the 2010-2011 season after becoming the oldest player to win the English Premier League title at the age of 40.

He holds a host of records which he gained throughout his played career including most international caps, most clean sheets in any world league and he is also the oldest player to appear in a UEFA Champions League final.

The Dutchman also won a number of trophies during his illustrious career including the Eredivisie four times, the Premier League four times and the UEFA Champions League twice.

He was also first-choice goalkeeper for the Netherlands from 1995 to 2008 winning 130 caps and representing his nation at the 1998 and 2006 FIFA World Cups as well as the 2000, 2004 and 2008 UEFA European Championships.
 
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Upon retiring from playing van der Sar set a foundation in his name which focuses on people living with the effects of brain damage, such as a brain haemorrhage, stroke or accident.

The foundation was established after his wife suffered a stroke caused by a suspected brain haemorrhage in 2010.

After obtaining an International Master’s degree in Sport Management from the Johan Cruyff Institute of Sport Studies, van der Sar joined former side Ajax as their director of marketing in 2013.

He was promoted to his current role as general director and chairman of the board in November 2016

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Edwin van der Sar: Premier League Statistics

NationalityDutch
PositionGoalkeeper
Appearances313
Goals0
Yellow Cards11
Red Cards0
Premier League Teams Played forFulham, Manchester United

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com