By Wout Fassbender
The Wilhelmus sounds, the hockey players stand shoulder to shoulder. De Goede sings along on the big screen in the Wagener Stadium, while the corners of her eyes become moist. Tears of pride at the HGC hockey star. She made it to the World Cup after a serious knee injury.
On the morning of the opening game against Ireland (5-1 win), exactly sixteen years after her debut in Orange, De Goede tells Margot van Geffen that she cannot believe that she did it. “It all comes in. You start to think about what you have actually done, you get a sense of pride. And then you see your family standing in a full stadium: yes, that is really beautiful.”
Tears of pride at Eva de Goede after comeback from a terrible injury: ‘This does something to you’ | Other sports
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