A huge global audience is expected, bringing the QNET name to millions of TV screens. In preparation for the big match, we bring you a brief profile of some of this match’s superstars.
Steven Gerrard, Liverpool
Playing as a midfielder in Wednesday’s match, the 31 year-old Liverpool legend is known for his long range striking abilities. Gerrard captained England in the 2010 World Cup and was his county’s top goal scorer at the 2006 World Cup.
Robin van Persie, Arsenal
Arsenal’s captain is regarded as one of Holland’s greatest-ever players, representing his nation in two World Cup campaigns. As three-time Premier League Player of the Month, van Persie is one of Holland’s most dangerous weapons.
Wayne Rooney, Manchester United
Wayne Rooney is England’s goal scoring machine, holding the record for youngest to score a goal for England. He has won England’s Player of the Year twice and, as a striker for Manchester United, Rooney has become the club’s highest goal scorer since the Premier League began. He is currently the third highest-paid footballer in the world.
Wesley Sneijder, Real Madrid
Sneijder signed to Real Madrid in 2007 and was given the #23 jersey- David Beckham’s old number. Since then he’s lived up to the prestigious numbers and is considered one of the best mid-fielders in the world. Many will remember him from some exciting performances during the 2010 World Cup finals games and we are expecting some similar magic this Wednesday night!
Watch the England v Holland international match tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 February – 20:00 GMT (midnight GST, Thursday, 1 March, 4 am HKST).