Chery Tjaronn

Tjaronn Inteff Chefren Chery is a Surinamese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Israeli club Maccabi Haifa. Chery was born in the Netherlands and is of Surinamese descent. However, when he was three, his father left his wife and they have not seen him since. Because of this, his mother raised him and his two brothers, Ronny and Tjarck, whom Tjaronn considers his heroes. Before signing a youth contract with FC Twente, Chery played for amateur side U.D.I. Enschede until he left for Twente when he was fourteen in 2002. A fantastic season with the A-Juniors (highest youth level) culminated in winning the national championship in 2007. That year, he played 21 matches and scored 2 goals. Chery was mainly used as a substitute, playing in the same position as Qays Shayesteh. In May 2015, Chery was called up to the senior Netherlands squad. Two years later, Chery was invited again to train with the national side with then manager Louis van Gaal. Previously, Chery was eligible to play for Suriname and was called up in late-December, but Groningen rejected the call-up. Chery was given the green light by the FIFA to become selected for the Suriname national team in October 2020.

Chery Tjaronn

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Queens Park Rangers F.C.

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These boots were worn by Tjaronn Chery during his period with Queens Park Rangers F.C. They are a special boots especially designed for Neymar, but Chery, Nike’s testimonial as Neymar, wanted to use as well. On 20 July 2015, Chery moved from FC Groningen to Championship side Queens Park Rangers for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.[88] Upon joining the club, Chery describe the move as “a dream come true” to play in England[89] and was given a number eight shirt ahead of the season.[90] Prior to the season, Chery was named by Sky Sports as one of the six players to watch. Chery made his competitive QPR debut in the first game of the 2015–16 Championship Season which resulted in a 2–0 defeat against Charlton Athletic, he started the game and was replaced by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas on the 71st minute. He scored his first goals for the club when he scored twice against Rotherham United on 22 August 2015, followed up in the next game by scoring a winner against Huddersfield Town. It wasn’t until on 3 October 2015 when he scored his fourth goal of the season, as well as, setting up one of the goals, in a 4–3 win over Bolton Wanderers. Chery then ended four months drought without a goal when he scored in a 3–1 loss against rival’s Fulham on 13 February 2016. Later in the 2015–16 season, Chery went on to score six more goals against Birmingham City, Derby County, Brentford, Middlesbrough and Leeds United. At the end of the 2015–16 season, Chery made forty–one appearances and scoring ten times, finishing a joint top–scorer with Charlie Austin, who left Queens Park Rangers during the season. Not only that, his performance this season earned him both Ray Jones Players’ Player of the Year and Junior Hoops’ Player of the Year. Following this, Chery reflected his first season at the club. The 2016–17 season saw Chery switching shirt to number ten, with new signing Jordan Cousins taking over number eight shirt. Chery started the season well when he scored three goals in five matches against Leeds United, Cardiff City and Barnsley. It wasn’t until on 10 September 2016 when he scored from a free kick, in a 1–1 draw against Blackburn Rovers, a goal that saw him nominated for September’s Goal of the Month. Chery continued to remain in the first team by the first half of the season before losing form and rejecting a new contract around late–December. Because of this, Chery announced his desire to leave Queens Park Rangers in the January transfer window and made no appearance after this. Chery went on to make twenty–five appearances and scoring four times in the first half of the season at Queens Park Rangers.