»Goaaaal!« – Finally there is a complete football team.
The Dutch national football team, the Bonds-Team or the Elftal, presents itself at NOCH, the model landscpaing specialist, in its tradiontional orange jerseys.
The team consists out of 10 players and one goalkeeper. The model railway figurines - the football players - have been re-created on a 1:87 scale for the model railway H0 scale and modelled in typical, game-related scenes. The players fight, straddle, curse and run. In combination with other national teams, international matches can be depicted on the model railway landscape or in a diorama.
The Dutch national team (Dutch: Nederlands voetbalelftal) is the Netherlands' national all-star football team. Since 1905, there have been 715 match, in which the the national team under the Dutch Football Association Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbal Bond has competed. Out of these 715 matches the Dutch national team has won 357 and has only lost 199. So far, the team has participated in nine World Cups and in eight European Championships. The teams biggst victories were the 1988 European Championship title, as well as three second places in the World Cups of 1974, 1978 and 2010. Furthermore, the team has won three bronze medals in the Olympic Games of 1908, 1912, and 1920 and it won third place in the 2014 World Cup. On 24 August of 2011, the team managed to be ranked in first place on the FIFA world rankings. Due to the traditional orange jerseys, worn since 21 December 1907, and due to the reigning Dutch royal dynasty, the house of Oranien-Nassau, the team is also called Oranje elftal (orange eleven) or just Oranje for short. (Source: Wikipedia)
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