Robin Van Persie

A Dutch Professional Football Player

Who comes to your mind when you hear about a Dutch professional football player? It must be Robin Van Persie, right? He takes a role as a striker for Turkish Super Lig club Fenerbahce as well as the Netherlands national team. The best striker comes in the last of his name since he is considered as one. There are so many fun facts about Robin Van Persie that you need to know, if you want to know more about him then you can get to know him more here.

His parents encouraged him to be an artist since they want him to follow their footsteps but he finally chose football over it. In 2001 he made his senior debut that led him to get the Dutch Football Talent of the Year, which was one of the greatest achievements that he got. With the excellent talents that he has, he becomes one of the professional players who are recognized by the world.

Pierre Van Hooijdonk

Fun fact about Pierre Van Hooijdonk

A retired Dutch international football player, Pierre Van Hooijdonk, was a prolific goal scorer who took a part in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, as well as Euro 200 and 2004. Football lovers know that he was so famous because of his spectacular free kicks. There was a sad story in the past when his father left his mother even before his birth. You know about his favorite team, he chose NAC Breda that was when he asked to join the club and he did.

There is no doubt that he is so talented and has great skills as well. But here, a fact that not everyone knows that he was reported to be the victim of the fraud and lost about £2,000,000. The company that was involved was the one that did not exist; yes it is Chinese Textile Company. Was not it such the worst thing that he had to deal?

Dirt Kuyt

All About Dirt Kuyt

For your information, Dirt Kuyt started his career as a striker but he pretty much played as a winger. He is a Dutch football player who plays for Feyenoord now. If you want to know about his career then you need to know that his professional career began in 1998 with FC Utrecht. He was at the club for five years and he finally won his first senior honor in his final season. He transferred to Feyenoord for €1 million. A fun fact about him is he wanted to be a fisherman rather than a football player when he was a little since his father was a fisherman as well.

He began his career with the local amateur team called Quick Boys at age 5. For your information, he joined Liverpool and made a debut against West Ham United on 2006. But then after a long journey with the club, he decided to leave the group in April 2015 then he rejoined his former club, Feyenoord for 2015-2016 seasons.

Ruud Van Nistelrooy

Ruud Van Nistelrooy

Can you mention Dutch retired professional football players one by one? I am sure Ruud Van Nistelrooy’s name would be mentioned on the list, of course, he would. Since he is the fourth-highest goal scorer in Champion League with 56 goals, it made him as one of the greatest players. With his achievement, he is currently an assistant manager for the Dutch National Football Team. That is the reason why you just cannot leave him behind when it comes to the retired Dutch professional football players.

When it comes to Ruud Van Nistelrooy, people cannot forget the moment when he left Manchester United for Real Madrid on 15July 2006. Well, he got €14 million for a three-year contract. Besides that, he joined PSV in 2013 as a coaching intern for the under-17s team. Of course, so many people want to know about his personal life, right? He married Leontien Slaats in July 2004, so girls if he is your football player crush, you need to know that he is taken already!