News about the readiness of the Netherlands to pay the province in exchange for a football player was a joke
The Prime Minister of the Netherlands mark Rutte supposedly jokingly suggested Belgium to exchange their midfielder Kevin de bruyne on the southeastern Dutch province of Limburg, where over a million people.
The policy statement published by news online Het Beleg Van Antwerpen, who, among others, provides various fake materials. An appropriate warning posted on the newspaper’s website.
“We lack of progress and creativity in the opposition half of the pitch. Kevin maybe it might help. Its exchange for Limburg is quite logical. Of course, it would be a big loss for Holland. Live there are such nice people. But we would have survived it. Sometimes you have to make a difficult choice. We could live with 11 provinces,” said Rutte in an interview with Het Beleg van Antwerpen.
This statement of 50-year-old politician has made in the last round match of group stage of European qualification for the 2018 world Cup, in which “orange” needed to beat Sweden with seven goals.
In the end, the efforts of Dutch winger Arjen Robben the Swedes scored only two unanswered goals and took third place in the group. They lost to the Scandinavians additional indicators second place, giving the right to play in the play-offs. Directly from the first place in the group for the 2018 world Cup went to the French.
“Orange” will miss a second consecutive football forum after the fiasco in Euro-2016 qualifiers.
Add that to the Belgian team, which plays de bruyne, Europe’s first qualified to the world Cup. The attacking midfielder club Manchester city scored two goals in nine games of the season 2017/2018.