ROME - Italian Prime Minister and AC
Milan president Silvio Berlusconi predicted Clarence Seedorf
would still be playing in his fifties as the Dutch midfielder
was honoured at the Netherlands embassy in Rome on Thursday.
"He'll play until he's 52," Berlusconi told reporters at the
ceremony. "He's a leader on and off the field and an example to
all. He's a true gentlemen."
Seedorf, who turned 35 in April, was honoured by the Dutch
government for nearly 20 years' service to football as well as his
extensive charity work.
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