“I can’t believe it. It is a massive dream to be standing here,” he said as he accepted the prestigious award.
“Eight years ago I came from Holland. Ruud Gullit was actually on the phone asking me to stay at Feyenood because he was becoming the new manager.
“I ended up at Arsenal, which was a dream come true, and I just can’t believe that I’m standing here today.”
He has been patiently waiting for his time to come since his switch to Arsenal back in 2003, and now the Dutchman...