There has been a rush for the football World Cup 2014 commemorative coins that show Robin van Persie's iconic goal.
The spectacular header from Robin van Persie, which equalized The Netherlands with Spain 1-1 in Oranje's debut World Cup 2014 match has become a Twitter sensation with people mimicking Van Persie's graceful nose dive and calling it #persieing.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the string of incidents at the end of the Netherlands-Russia year-of-friendship, a missing Amersfoort Labour councilor, the impact of heavy rainfall with millions in damages in its wake and Greenpeace' tireless effort to free their crew from a Murmansk prison.
Netherlands will fight France in preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, according to the French Football Federation (FFF).
The Dutch Team is scheduled to play against France’s national football team in March, 2014 for a friendly warm up game before the World Cup.
The FIFA 2010 runner-ups are working to earn the title again. It will be Robin van Persie’s last World Cup game, who had a rough season.