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. 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 1,127,665 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Dick Advocaat is the 34th most popular coach (down from 30th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 81st 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 34 out of 329Before him are Michael Laudrup, Jürgen Klopp, Phil Jackson, Maurizio Sarri, Ottmar Hitzfeld, and Fatih Terim. After him are Marcelo Bielsa, Miroslav Blažević, Diego Simeone, Óscar Tabárez, Tomislav Ivić, and Bernd Schuster.

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Among people born in 1947, Dick Advocaat ranks 46Before him are Kevin Kline, César Gaviria, Megawati Sukarnoputri, Bruno Latour, Florian Schneider, and Richard Griffiths. After him are Óscar Tabárez, Jonathan Banks, Dick Fosbury, Richard Dreyfuss, Gerd Binnig, and Zahi Hawass.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dick Advocaat ranks 111 out of 1,209Before him are William II of Holland (1228), Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), Louise of the Netherlands (1828), Gerard Kuiper (1905), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), and Etty Hillesum (1914). After him are Robert van Gulik (1910), Gabriël Metsu (1629), Judith Leyster (1609), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), Paulus Potter (1625), and Willem Janszoon (1570).

Among COACHES In Netherlands

Among coaches born in Netherlands, Dick Advocaat ranks 7Before him are Rinus Michels (1928), Ronald Koeman (1963), Louis van Gaal (1951), Marco van Basten (1964), Frank Rijkaard (1962), and Guus Hiddink (1946). After him are Bert van Marwijk (1952), Huub Stevens (1953), Co Adriaanse (1947), Henk ten Cate (1954), Wiel Coerver (1924), and Pim Verbeek (1956).