Ajax and AS Roma have reached an agreement concerning the transfer of Maarten Stekelenburg. The agreement with the Italian club is conditional, and depends on a number of conditions being met.
Stekelenburg was born on September 22, 1982, in Haarlem. He made his debut in Amsterdam on August 11, 2002, during the Ajax – PSV match (3-1). The keeper has played 282 official matches to date for Ajax. With Ajax, Maarten Stekelenburg has won the national championship three times (2002, 2004, 2011), the KNVB Cup three times (2006, 2007, 2010) and the Johan Cruijff Cup four times (2002, 2005, 2006, 2007). His current contract with Ajax runs until June 30, 2012.
Stekelenburg made his debut with the Dutch national team on September 3, 2004, and he has played 40 interlands to date. He reached the World Cup final in South Africa in 2010 with the Dutch team.