Edson Braafheid (#5) and Joris Mathijsen (#4) of Netherlands battle for the ball with Jermain Defoe of England during the International Friendly between Netherlands and England at the Amsterdam Arena on August 12, 2009 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
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