Ryan Babel, born in Amsterdam in December 1986, has served for Netherlands national football team and Turkish football club Beşiktaş as a forward or left winger. With inspirations from local football stars like Ruud Gullit and Frank Rijkaard, Ryan Babel started his football playing career with S.V Diemen prior to moving to Fortius.
In 1998, he became a football player of Ajax and played for the division one in 1999-2000 season. Then, he reached his first professional football contract with Ajax in 2004. Shortly after his 17-year-old birthday, Babel appeared in the match of first team in Ajax’s 4-0 home win over ADO Den Haag. Although his team was the winner of the Dutch league title, but Babel didn’t play for Ajax in the season’s following football matches. On Nov. 2004, the young footballer netted his first senior goal in the match against De Graafschap. In Dutch Super Cup, Ryan Babel won goals for his team in 2-1 defeat of PSV Eindhoven at the beginning of the season. In the 2005-06 season, Babel experienced a tougher season in spite of his two league goals.
However, he has not been called up to the national football team anymore in the season. Although have not been called up to the Netherlands national football team, he was taken as a substitute in the second-half 2-1 victory over PSV. He moved to club Liverpool for reported £14 million by signing a five-year contract. From then on, he began his spell with the No. 19 jersey.
Ruud van Nistelrooy was born in Oss, North Brabant, Netherlands on Jul. 1, 1976. As a famous former striker and the fourth –highest goal-scorer, he was known for outstanding performances and unremitting efforts on football fields. In 1993, he started his professional playing career with Netherlands second division side. After winning 12 goals in 31 matches in the 1996-97 campaign, he became a professional football player of Heerenveen, where he won 13 goals in 31 matches with the club.
After played with the club in a season, he transferred to PSV for a then-record transfer fee. In this season with PVS, he won 31 goals in 34 matches, obtaining splendid achievements. In addition to football clubs referred above, he also played for Manchester United, Real Madrid, Hamburger SV and Málaga. For distinguished talents and outstanding performances at many important games, he also capped for the Netherlands national football team for 70 times, winning 35 goals for his team. After his playing career, he devoted himself to coaching intern work with the U17.
René van de Kerkhof was born in Helmond, Netherlands on Sep. 16, 1951. As a Netherlandish former footballer, he was known for extraordinary talents on football and unremitting efforts. Throughout whole international career of René van de Kerkhof, he has won five goals at 47 matches. He left a deep impression to people for an incident prior to World Cup final in 1978.
In 1978, he experienced his prime career, winning the second place of the UEFA Cup, Netherlands champion and KNVB Beker. For unique technique, consistency, enthusiasm and dynamic energy, he won respects, supports and great accolades for his team. He has won anything as much as possible, such as titles, the Dutch Cup, the UEFA cup. Not only won he unprecedented honors and titles, but also he won competent team mates during this process. As long as pulling on Netherlands football kits, he will be refreshed and lighten up by the bright aspiration for the country. In 2004, he became a member of the top 125 greatest living footballers.