Aug 25, 2013
New Melbourne Heart recruit Orlando Engelaar breaks leg on debut
Melbourne Heart's new Dutch signing Orlando Engelaar may miss an extended part of the new A-League season after suffering a suspected broken leg in his debut on Sunday, the club said.
Towering presence: Orlando Engelaar has received high praise from Heart coach John Aloisi.
So when Melbourne Heart's new marquee player, former Oranje midfielder Orlando Engelaar, was asked whether a dinner meeting with his compatriot and now teammate Robbie Wielaert to discuss the club, Melbourne and Australia, had any bearing on his decision to uproot his family and move to the other side of the world, he was refreshingly frank.
Orlando Engelaar named Heart marquee player
Melbourne Heart have continued to bolster their squad as they named Orlando Engelaar their marquee player for 2013-14 on Friday.
Melbourne Heart snare Orlando Engelaar
In another boost for the profile of the A-League, Melbourne Heart have pulled off the most significant recruit of their short history by signing former Dutch international Orlando Engelaar as their foreign marquee player for the upcoming season.