The 31-year-old midfielder decided to hang up her boots after winning the 2015-2016 Eredivisie title with FC Twente following 3:0 win at PEC Zwolle in the last championship game on Friday.
Prior to joining FC Twente in January, Kirsten spent highly successful 6 years playing in the Swedish top flight for FC Rosengård and Tyresö FF where she won several trophies including the Damallsvenskan Championship, Swedish Cup, and Swedish Super Cup. Her impressive career includes three seasons with Florida State University women’s soccer team in the U.S. and two seasons with another Eredivisie club – Willem II Tilburg.
As a key member of the Netherlands women’s national football team, Kirsten represented her country at the 2009 and 2013 UEFA European Women’s Championships reaching the semifinals in Finland in 2009, as well as at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada where she scored goals against hosts Canada and defending world champions Japan.
“I’m very proud of what I have achieved. From the moment I made the decision I made, I realize how beautiful my career was and what I’ve experienced in different countries over the years,” she said in a statement.
LTA Agency wish Kirsten a happy retirement and success in all her future endeavors.
Manager of number of different super stars in the women's football world, such as Caroline Seger, Verónica Boquete, Natalia Pablos Sanchon and many others.