Could Dutch royalty be split on semifinal?
[WORLD CUP: Off the Post] The Dutch press is questioning whether both King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will be pulling
for the Netherlands in Wednesday semifinal. After all, the Queen hails from Argentina.
Born Maxima Zorreguieta Cerruti in Buenos Aires, she met the future king in 1999 in
Spain. They were married two years later and last year Willem-Alexander took the throne.
The couple traveled to Brazil to watch the Netherlands' first-round win over Australia, but will
not be attending Wednesday’s clash in Sao Paulo, presumably watching in private where no one can see how Queen Maxima roots.
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