Two-time World Darts Champion Michael van Gerwen returned home to a hero’s reception last week.
The world number one, accompanied by wife Daphne, was greeted by over 3,000 fans in his home town of Vlijmen, where he paraded the Sid Waddell Trophy.
Photographer Bas van den Berk caught some of the highlights of the evening, which saw Van Gerwen meet the Dutch media before taking to the stage.
There, he was joined by Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Assche.
Van Gerwen also made the special announcement the he and his wife are expecting their first child.