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Doan Van Hau: "I did not ever imagine of going to the Netherlands"

Doan Van Hau:

Before the trip to Europe, Doan Van Hau was happy to share that he never imagined of having a day to play in the Netherlands.

On the evening of August 31th, Doan Van Hau departed for the Netherlands to prepare procedures to join Heerenveen Club. If successful, the 20-year-old will be the second Vietnamese to sign a professional contract with a European team. The previous one was Nguyen Cong Phuong.

Sharing with the media before leaving, Doan Van Hau said: "I think I'm very lucky to be able to choose. The spirit is the thing I own the most. As for other factors, I still have to learn a lot of words. my teammates in the Netherlands".

The Thai Binh defender also understands the difficulty that he will face when playing football abroad, especially the Netherlands, which produces a full force offensive play style. The players who play in the Netherlands have a good physique and especially good speed. Besides, the language barrier is also something that Van Hau must find a way to overcome.

Upon learning that Doan Van Hau came to the Netherlands to play football. Many fans said that he went abroad at a young age. Regarding this, Hanoi defender FC said: "I don't think this is too early for me. I want and want to go earlier. I want to go abroad to learn and learn from the experience. for myself. I hope I will have a lot of luck in the new environment".

"I can't imagine being able to play in the Netherlands one day. I'm happy and I think my parents will be proud of me. I, like all Vietnamese people, will always look forward and contribute. I will always be ready, will try to fly to Thailand as soon as possible and play hard in the next match".

Doan Van Hau will have to go through a very long journey during this time. After leaving for the Netherlands on August 31th, until September 3rd, Doan Van Hau must be in Thailand to attend the match in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. After that, the 20-year-old defender will return to Hanoi. before flying to the land of Hoa Tuylip to meet new teammates at SC Heerenveen Club.

It is likely that Doan Van Hau will launch a new team in the match against Ajax Amsterdam, the team that reached the semi-finals of the Champions League last season.

Doan Van Hau information:

Date of birth: April 19th, 1999 (20 years old), Thai Binh, Vietnam

Height: 1,85 m

Weight: 70 kg

Nationality: Vietnamese

Professional player career * (appearances - goals)

Five Team ST † (BT) †

2017- Hanoi 27 (5)

September 2019 - now: SC Heerenven

National team (appearances - goals)

2017 U-18 Vietnam 3 (0)

2016- U-19 Vietnam 15 (2)

2017 U-20 Vietnam 5 (0)

2017- U-23 Vietnam 24 (3)

2017- Vietnam 18 (0)

Doan Van Hau: I did not ever imagine of going to the Netherlands