All eyes will be on Louis van Gaal when the Netherlands enter this summer's World Cup in what will be the manager's last act before leaving for Manchester United
Injuries have forced the Dutch to rethink their approach in Brazil. Can Van Gaal prove why he is the man with the skill to rebuild fortunes at Old Trafford?
Why I Love the World Cup - Stelling
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The Netherlands have suffered the heartbreak of losing in on all three of the occassions they have reached a World Cup final. It is an extremely painful record but they can at least console themselves that some of those losses came in all-time classics.
We look back at a selection of the best World Cup finals in history, including when a Mario Kempes-inspired Argentina proving too strong for the Oranje.
Ones to watch
No.15 - Arjen Robben
Labelled a diver by Arsene Wenger after the Bayern winger won his side a penalty in each leg of their CL clash with Arsenal, Robben doesn't need much convincing to go down but when he's in full flow it takes some doing to even get close to him. Robben is very much key to how the Dutch are set up.
Who to follow
No.15 - @iammoallim
Long-since established as an authorative voice on Dutch football, Mohamed Moallim should provide an even handed insight into whether the Netherlands camp are still speaking come June 12. A regular contributer to fourfourtwo, amongst others, Moallim is very much an Oranje expert.
World Cup greats
No.15 - Johan Cruyff
The star man of arguably the best side not to win the World Cup as the Netherlands side of 1974 put paid to the myth that history only remembers the winners. Cruyff scored three times in what proved to be his only World Cup and became the player who most symbolised 'total football.'