Ruud van Nistelrooy


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

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.