Hamburger SV playmaker Rafael van der Vaart teamed up with five time world champion dart champion Van Barnevel and played against 16 time world champion Phil Taylor in an exhibition dart game ahead of the Betfair World Cup of Darts yesterday. Venue for the event was Imtech Arena.
He may have failed to lift the premier league trophy with spurs, but the dutch pair took home the exhibition trophy as they beat Phil Talyor and his team mate Maximilian Beister.
Former Real Madrid player said,
“I like darts. In Holland, this sport is very popular,”
His team mate Van Barneveld also praised him,
“It was an honor to play with Rafael. I watch him on the football field for a lot.”
This is just an promotional activity organized by the Darts association to popularize the Betfair World Cup of Darts that is taking place in Hamburg.