Holland v Portugal U21 Live Streaming
Tuesday, 23 July 2013 - 14.30 GMT
The team of Netherlands football consists of a selection of the best Dutch players under the auspices of the Federation of Dutch football. Holland won Euro 88 and reached three finals of the World Cup twice in succession in 1974 and 1978, failing each time against the host country, namely West Germany and Argentina, and 2010 against Spain. During the 1970s, the team was famous for its "total football" and was once nicknamed "Clockwork Orange" because of the accuracy of its actions by synecdoche game often called "Dutch team" 2, the team plays in the historical color of the Netherlands, orange.
The national team of the Netherlands plays with an orange jersey, black shorts and orange socks. This is because the color orange is the color history of the Netherlands, since it comes from the arms of William I of Orange-Nassau, which led to the independence of the United Provinces. The Dutch flag was also, until the early nineteenth century, a first strip of orange which was then replaced by the red after the Napoleonic conquest. Dutch away shirt is white, with three light stripes in colors of the flag that form a V on the chest, short is blue and also white socks with three light stripes in colors of the flag.