Midfielder who debuted professionally for Feyenoord in 2010 and became a member of the Netherlands national team in 2012.
He spent his youth career with HFC EDO and Feyenoord.
He entered his first World Cup competition with the Dutch national team in 2014.
He was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands.
He and forward Dirk Kuyt became teammates on the Netherlands national team.