Edson Braafheid

Birth date 8 Apr 1983 (33 years)
Nationality Netherlands Netherlands
Height 176 cm
Position Defender
Number 5
Team history
Lazio 2014 - present
Hoffenheim 2011 - 2014
FC Twente 2012 - 2013 (loan)
Bayern 2009 - 2011
Celtic 2010 (loan)
FC Twente 2007 - 2009
FC Utrecht 2003 - 2007

Born on 8 April 1983 in Paramaribo, Edson René Braafheid is a Dutch footballer currently playing for German Bundesliga club, 1899 Hoffenheim.

Born on 8 April 1983 in Paramaribo, Edson René Braafheid is a Dutch footballer currently playing for German Bundesliga club, 1899 Hoffenheim.

Braafheid began his professional career at FC Utrecht in 2003 making 8 appearances for the side and then moved to FC Twente in 2007 after four impressive seasons and the expiration of contract with Utrecht. He transferred freely to FC Bayern Munich in 2009.

In 2010 he was signed by Celtic on loan. In 2011 he moved to 1899 Hoffenheim making 23 appearances. He has also represented the National football team of Netherlands and Netherland U-21 in 2004 and 2009 respectively. Braafheid was a part of Netherlands squad that won the UEFA U-21 Championship in 2006 in Portugal.

Edson Braafheid made his international debut for the Netherlands on February 11,2009 against Tunisia.

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