Oranje shirt numbers announced: Huntelaar is No9

Dutch football coach Bert van Marwijk has announced the player’s shirt numbers for this summer’s European Cup, with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar taking the No9 shirt rather than Robin van Persie.

Striker van Persie, who was No9 during the World Cup two years ago, has been given No16 this time round.
Pundits speculate that the first 11 numbers gives an indication of Van Marwijk’s first team for the tournament.
1. Maarten Stekelenburg
2. Gregory van der Wiel
3. John Heitinga
4. Joris Mathijsen
5. Wilfred Bouma
6. Mark van Bommel
7. Dirk Kuyt
8. Nigel de Jong
9. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar
10. Wesley Sneijder
11. Arjen Robben
12. Michel Vorm
13. Ron Vlaar
14. Stijn Schaars
15. Jetro Willems
16. Robin van Persie
17. Kevin Strootman
18. Luuk de Jong
19. Luciano Narsingh
20. Ibrahim Afellay
21. Khalid Boulahrouz
22. Tim Krul
23. Rafael van der Vaart

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