don't write a biography if you do not reveal anything that people didn't know about you in advance.
Nicklas Bendtner lived up to this maxim, tennislegenden andre Agassi did in one of the very best sportsbiografier, it is written, and Wesley Sneijder is holding also does not appear again in his new book.
Excerpts from the now-36-year-old dutchman's biography put the internet down with his colorful descriptions of how his wild lifestyle has cost him his career at Real Madrid and two marriages.
Sneijder was 23 years old and one of european football's brightest talents, when in 2007 he moved from Ajax Amsterdam to Real Madrid.
Money and limelight has ruined many fodboldtalenter, and the same was about to happen for Sneijder.
His three years as a galactico was never the anticipated success, before his career continued with among others the Inter and Galatasaray.
the Greatest obstacle was his own life, reveals the dutchman in the book.
- I was not aware that the shift to Real also meant that I moved into Madrid's nightlife, he writes according to the Daily Mail.
- I was sucked into it. I was young. I enjoyed the success and loved the attention.
- I did not not drugs, but I drank booze and had a rock and roll lifestyle as one of the stars from Real Madrid. Everything I did was swept under the carpet.
- Even when I was a total stiff, foggy around in the streets and spent thousands of euros to pay for drinks at each place.
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I was weak and showed no resistance. I let people treat me like a star. There was always a teammate with me from Real Madrid - as a rule, it was Guti.
Sneijders first wife, Ramona Streekstra, progressed because of the wild festliv.
the Alcohol also plays a role in that he last year after nine years of marriage, broke with Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau.
- I was not aware that my best friend was vodkaflasken, he notes.
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Ramona Streekstra had soon had enough of drinking. Photo: Luca Bruno/AP/Ritzau Scanpix
It is the second marriage failed also. Yolanthe Cabau - here for the WORLD cup in 2010 - has since last year strøget Sneijder from his last name. Photo: Michael Kooren/Ritzau Scanpix
134 times are Sneijder headed in the orange shirt and thus holder of the Dutch landskampsrekord. Photo: Peter Dejong/Ritzau Scanpix
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- Other made me aware of it. Ruud van Nistelrooy said it, Arjen Robben said it. They put pressure on and said that I should Wesley Sneijder set his career last year after a final season with Qatar club Al-Gharafa.
He won La Liga with Real Madrid in his first season, but experienced the greatest success after the switch to Italian football. Together with the Inter triumphed, he in Serie A, the Champions League and the WORLD cup.
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Wesley Sneijder on a visit in Aarhus together with Galatasaray. Photo: Anita Graversen
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