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Van Nistelrooy gets silver shield (

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Ruud van Nistelrooy will be presented a silver shield, ahead of the warm-up practise match against Mexico in Eindhoven tonight. 'Van the Man' won his fiftieth cap last Saturday night, as Holland beat Cameroon 1-0, thanks to a goal scored by …Van Nistelrooy. Van NistelrooyBy reaching this milestone, the striker has made a move up the all-time ranking of most capped Dutch international players. He is now above former international players Wim Jonk and Johan Neeskens. Giovanni van Bronckhorst recorded his 56th cap last weekend, by which he entered the top 25 of most capped Dutch international players.Phillip Cocu: 96Frank de Boer is still on top, having won 112 caps. Keeper Edwin van der Sar comes second, having made 108 appearances for the Dutch team and PSV captain Phillip Cocu has won 96 caps so far.