Ajax and Ricardo van Rhijn van reached an agreement to extend his contract, which had been effective until June 30, 2015. The new, improved contract is effective as of July 1, 2014, until June 30, 2018.
Van Rhijn was born on June 13, 1991, in Leiden. The defender has attended Ajax’s youth academy since 2002 and he made his debut in the first team on September 21, 2011 in the vv Noordwijk – Ajax (3-1) cup match. He’s played 107 official matches to date in Ajax’s first team, scoring four times.