Ijsselmeervogels is a Dutch amateur football clubs. With seven national amateur titles vvijv is the most successfull club in The Netherlands. In 1975 vvijv competed in the national competition and they did a excellent performance. They received the predicate Dutch sports team of the year and vvijv is the only amateur club that had received this title so far.
Children waiting to walk together with the players on the field.
A ‘Botter’ is a traditional boat in the village.
The derby is the game of the year. Blue and red against each other, the two soccerclubs in the village. Everyone in the village talks about the game.
The players are traveling in a bus through the village. Waving people in traditional clothing.
The winners with the fans.
Johhny will tattoo every titel on his arm.
Thomas van de Groep together with his brother. Thomas was terminally ill and his last wish was playing a competition with his friends on the soccerfield of his favorite club. There came over 7.000 people to support him.