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5 Reasons Why Netherlands Will Hoist The World Cup In 2014

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5 Reasons Why Netherlands Will Hoist the World Cup in 2014

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The Netherlands have qualified for the World Cup for the third year in a row, and the team hopes to make it to the final once again. They have been a runner-up in three different years, but has never been able to bring the cup home. They are not a favorite to win, but that will not stop them from trying. Here are five reasons why the Netherlands have a chance to finally become world champions in Brazil this summer.

5. Qualification Was a Breeze

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5. Qualification Was a Breeze

Netherlands WCQ Group D 2014 World Cup

The Netherlands were in UEFA Group D for qualification and were able to win the group with ease. They had the talent to win nine out of ten matches and was three points ahead of the following team. Hopefully, it will continue to play this well in the World Cup.

4. Out for Revenge

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4. Out for Revenge

Netherlands Revenge Spain 2014 World Cup

Netherlands lost to Spain the last World Cup. This wasn't the first time this has happened either. They have made it to the final only to lose three different times. This year, they are looking for revenge. As luck would have it, they were drawn into Spain's group and will play them for their first match of the tournament.

3. They Know They Must Work Hard

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3. They Knows They Must Work Hard

Netherlands Must Work Hard 2014 World Cup

The Netherlands are going in knowing they are not the best team and must give 110 percent to win. After coming up short in previous tournaments, they have a lot of work to do if they hope to hoist the cup.

2. They Do Not Rely on One Glorified Player

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2. They Do Not Rely on One Glorified Player

Players Netherlands 2014 World Cup

Unlike other teams like Chile for example, the Netherlands have more than one amazing player. When most people think of the Netherlands, they think of Robin van Persie, but there is also Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder and more.

1. High-Scoring Forwards

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1. High-Scoring Forwards

Forwards Netherlands 2014 World Cup

The best part about the Netherlands is that they love to score goals. Robin van Persie may struggle at Manchester United sometimes, but he is the all-time top scoring player on his national team. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Dirk Kuyt and Arjen Robben are all great scorers too. These guys love keeping the opposing defense busy.