Stekelenburg made his debut on August 11, 2002 in the battle for the Johan Cruyff Shield against PSV. The match ended in a 3-1 win. During his time at Ajax, the goalkeeper won five Eredivisie titles, four Dutch Cups, and four Johan Cruyff Shields. Stekelenburg has made 311 appearances for Ajax 1 up to this moment.
On 11 August 2022, it will be exactly twenty years since Maarten Stekelenburg made his debut for the Ajax first team. The goalkeeper takes a look back at his debut, his two terms at Amsterdam and looks at what's changed between then and now.