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Marlies Oostdam

Marlies Oostdam
Personal information
Full nameMarlies Oostdam
Date of birth29 July 1977(age 39)
Place of birthHaarlem, Netherlands
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing positionDefender
Club information
Current clubMelbourne Victory

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Marlies Oostdam (born 29 July 1977 in Haarlem, Netherlands) is a female football (soccer) player who represented New Zealand at international level. She emigrated from the Netherlands to New Zealand in 1985.

Oostdam made her full Football Ferns debut in a 0-3 loss to Australia on 24 March 1996, and represented New Zealand at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup finals in China, where they lost to Brazil 0-5, Denmark (0-2) and China (0-2).

Oostdam was also included in the New Zealand squad for the 2008 Summer Olympic games where they drew with Japan (2-2) before losing to Norway (0-1) and Brazil (0-4).

Oostdam now plays for the Melbourne Victory in the Australian W-League.

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