Willem Boerdam

Willem Boerdam (2 November 1883 – 9 December 1966) was a Dutch footballer. He was part of the Netherlands national football team, playing 2 matches.

Willem Boerdam
Personal information
Date of birth (1883 -11-02)2 November 1883
Place of birth Vlaardingen
Date of death 9 December 1966(1966-12-09) (aged 83)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1908–1921 Sparta
National team
1909–1920 Netherlands 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career

An agile and stocky technician, he was nicknamed Willem de Springer (Willem the Jumper) because of his athletic footballing style.[1] He played the majority of his career for Sparta.

International career

He played his first match on 25 April 1909.[2] He was part of the Dutch team at the 1920 Summer Olympics, but because he didn't play he didn't get a bronze medal.

See also

  • List of Dutch international footballers


  1. Profile - Voetbal Legends (in Dutch)
  2. "Totaal Interlands" [Total Caps] (in Dutch). voetbalstats.nl. Retrieved 30 April 2016.

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