Criticism of Lawyer: ‘Feyenoord’s trainer undermines Rutte and Aboutaleb’


Hugo Borst questions Dick Advocaat’s ‘undermining’ statements about the lack of supporters in De Kuip. The Feyenoord trainer thinks the measures are exaggerated, he announced on Sunday after the exhibition game with Sparta.

3000 supporters were welcome in De Kuip on Sunday afternoon. ‘After the exhibition game there is a strange noise that I cannot place properly. It comes from the Netherlands ‘most beloved senior, Dick Advocaat,’ says Borst in his column for the Algemeen Dagblad.

Midweek images surfaced of the Feyenoord training in De Kuip, which was accompanied by singing fans. Prime Minister Mark Rutte had also seen these images and called it an example of how things should not be done in corona times. However, the lawyer thought this was grossly exaggerated.

“Even if the Feyenoord trainer is right, he should know that he undermines the position of Mark Rutte and Ahmed Aboutaleb (mayor of Rotterdam, ed.) With such a statement,” said Borst. “Why is a tried and tested person doing that at a time when administrators are struggling to keep order?”

‘Has Dick Advocaat forgotten the European Football Championship in Portugal?’, The columnist recalls. ‘Then another Prime Minister, Jan-Peter Balkenende, stood up for the denounced national coach Dick Advocaat. Loyalty goes beyond the football world. ‘


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