Wesley Sneijder Officially Joins New Club
Wesley Sneijder has found a new home and club.
The Dutch midfielder signed for Nice last summer following a spell in Turkey with Galatasaray.
But he called time on his career in Ligue 1 after featuring in just four league games.
Sneijder in action for Nice. Image: PA
The 33-year-old who's plied his trade with some of the biggest clubs in the world, from Real Madrid to Inter Milan, is now heading to Qatar.
Sneijder has signed an 18-month contract with Al Gharafa who have confirmed his transfer.
Wesley Sneijder has announced that he will join Al Gharaffa Sports Club in Qatar. pic.twitter.com/HLQK3leXna- Kristof Terreur :newspaper: (@HLNinEngeland) January 5, 2018
OFFICIAL: Qatari side Al Gharafa have confirmed the signing of Wesley Sneijder from Nice on an 18-month contract. pic.twitter.com/r9xsfZQk34- Indy Football (@IndyFootball) January 5, 2018
Breaking ' Qatari side Al Gharafa announce the signing of Wesley Sneijder from OGC Nice.- Get French Football (@GFFN) January 5, 2018
He starts his new venture with a wealth of experience. He's won domestic titles in the Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Turkey, not to mention holding aloft the prestigious Champions League in 2010.
As well as the club honours, Sneijder has amassed an incredible 133 international caps which makes him the most capped player in Netherlands' rich history.
"It's a nice adventure and a fun challenge. I am really happy to go for it together with my family," he said on his move via Goal.
Sneijder will now call former Chile international Luis Jimenez and ex-Manchester City and Rangers winger Vladimir Weiss teammates.
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