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    Posted on Aug 8, 2013

    21 Amazing Photos Chronicling Dutch Soccer's Past

    All images courtesy of the Netherlands' Nationaal Archief Flickr page.

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    The Dutch team scores (Netherlands v. Belgium, 1934).

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    Boys cheering when their favorite team scores. Velsen, The Netherlands, 1931.

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    Dutch player Wim Lagendaal shoots on goal but misses. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1932.

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    Dutch national team in training for 1934 World Cup.

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    Dutch football supporters in Milan, 1934 World Cup.

    Left: Dutch soccer player Bep Bakhuys on the offensive.

    Right: Dutch team member Lagendaal en route to 1934 World Cup.

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    The Dutch team scores (Netherlands v. Belgium, 1934).

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    Netherlands-Czechoslovakia match, 1938 World Cup.

    Left: Soccer for the disabled. One legged player plays the ball. Berlin, Germany, 1935.

    Right: Swiss goalkeeper in action, Netherlands-Switzerland (2-3), 1934 World Cup.

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    Keeper Gejus van der Meul ashamed after letting an easy ball pass through during a special match on Crown Princess Juliana’s birthday on April 30, 1940. Heemstede, The Netherlands.

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    Soccer training for schoolboys during Easter holidays, 1951.

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    Ajax players' wives watching the European Cup Final. AC Milan defeated Ajax 4-1. Madrid, Spain, May 28, 1969.

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    Dutch soccer team posing in front of a traditional wooden house in Zaandam, the Netherlands, 1964.

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    Boys in local costume, playing soccer in the streets of Volendam, Holland, 1958.

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    Dutch national team await their Swiss opponents, 1934 World Cup.

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    Dutch national team sets off for World Cup finals in 1934.

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    Dutch national team arrive on the pitch, 1934 World Cup.

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    Soccer on motorbikes.

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    Boys proudly carrying their football boots around their neck. The Netherlands, 1915-1925.

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