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​Ex-Tottenham, Real Madrid star van der Vaart makes darts debut

Former Dutch international footballer Rafael van der Vaart has made his debut in professional darts.

Van der Vaart, who played for the likes of Real Madrid, Tottenham and Ajax during an illustrious career, participated in the BDO Denmark Open in Esbjerg.

Van der Vaart won 4-2 against a local player on Saturday.

However, he was beaten 4-0 in the next game by Mogens "Turbo" Christensen.

The 36-year-old has been trying darts as a new career after retiring from football last year.


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