Top players, but also clubs from home and abroad, provide an insight into the ins and outs of the football world (almost) every day via Instagram, X or other internet channels. In this edition of VZ Social attention to Ian Maatsen, who heard while on holiday that he is the replacement for Frenkie de Jong, who dropped out due to an injury.

The left back, who was loaned out by Chelsea to Borussia Dortmund over the past six months, was part of the pre-selection for the European Championship, but was dropped at the last minute. Now he can still go to the final tournament in Germany. Maatsen played in the lost Champions League final against Real Madrid (0-2) at the beginning of this month, after which he went on holiday.

The Dutchman had been on a yacht in the Aegean Sea for a week with his girlfriend Emely Tuinder, when he received a call from the Dutch staff on Monday asking if he could report to Wolfsburg, the home of the Dutch national team for the European Championship in Germany .

Immediately after the Champions League final, Maatsen flew to Greece with his girlfriend, where he enjoyed a luxury yacht from the Hermes brand that sailed off the coast of the island of Mykonos.

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