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Dick Advocaat

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Dirk Nicolaas Advocaat (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɪk ˌɑtfoːˈkaːt] (listen); born 27 September 1947) is a Dutch former football player and coach who is currently the head coach of Eerste Divisie side ADO Den Haag. Advocaat was successful as a football player and as a coach, including three stints with the Netherlands national team. He has coached a number of clubs in the Netherlands and abroad (including the Russian club Zenit Saint Petersburg, with which he won the 2008 UEFA Cup Final), as well as the national teams of a number of countries, including South Korea, Belgium and Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Advocaat has received more than 1,201,419 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Dick Advocaat is the 22nd most popular coach (up from 34th in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 111th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Dutch Coach.

Dick advocaat is a Dutch liqueur made with gin, sugar, lemon juice, and advocaat, a type of eggnog. It is most famous for being served at Dutch weddings.

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Among coaches, Dick Advocaat ranks 22 out of 328Before him are Vicente del Bosque, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Frank Rijkaard, Marcello Lippi, Ronald Koeman, and Carlos Alberto Parreira. After him are Pep Guardiola, Claudio Ranieri, Arrigo Sacchi, Valeriy Lobanovskyi, Otto Rehhagel, and Jürgen Klopp.

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Among people born in 1947, Dick Advocaat ranks 30Before him are Iggy Pop, Salman Rushdie, Shirin Ebadi, Paco de Lucía, Robert Kiyosaki, and Sam Neill. After him are Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Ali Abdullah Saleh, France Gall, Farrah Fawcett, Herman Van Rompuy, and Meat Loaf.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dick Advocaat ranks 55 out of 1,427Before him are Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Frank Rijkaard (1962), Christiaan Eijkman (1858), Han van Meegeren (1889), Ronald Koeman (1963), and Pieter de Hooch (1629). After him are Sylvia Kristel (1952), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612), Ruud Gullit (1962), Rem Koolhaas (1944), and Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907).

Among COACHES In Netherlands

Among coaches born in Netherlands, Dick Advocaat ranks 7Before him are Rinus Michels (1928), Guus Hiddink (1946), Louis van Gaal (1951), Marco van Basten (1964), Frank Rijkaard (1962), and Ronald Koeman (1963). After him are Bert van Marwijk (1952), Huub Stevens (1953), Henk ten Cate (1954), Co Adriaanse (1947), Pim Verbeek (1956), and Wim Rijsbergen (1952).