Dirk Kuyt

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Dirk Kuijt (anglicised to Kuyt, Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdɪr(ə)ˈkœyt] (listen); born 22 July 1980) is a Dutch former professional footballer and current head coach of Eerste Divisie side ADO Den Haag. Originally starting out as a striker, he played much of his career as a winger. Kuyt began his professional career with Utrecht in 1998 and quickly became part of its first team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dirk Kuyt has received more than 2,117,537 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Dirk Kuyt is the 862nd most popular soccer player (up from 929th in 2019), the 378th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 400th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Dirk Kuyt ranks 862 out of 16,923Before him are Pak Doo-ik, Mauro Tassotti, Luigi Simoni, Ian Callaghan, Ariel Ortega, and Sami Khedira. After him are Paul Gascoigne, Dejan Stanković, Txiki Begiristain, José Águas, Billy Wright, and Antonio Valentín Angelillo.

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Among people born in 1980, Dirk Kuyt ranks 21Before him are Christina Ricci, Martina Hingis, Charlie Hunnam, Florent Malouda, Zaz, and Marat Safin. After him are The Miz, Natalia Poklonskaya, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Jenson Button, David Garrett, and Sibel Kekilli.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Dirk Kuyt ranks 378 out of 1,209Before him are Abraham van Diepenbeeck (1596), William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1613), Melchior d'Hondecoeter (1636), Aert de Gelder (1645), Gerrit Berckheyde (1638), and Colonel Tom Parker (1909). After him are Menno van Coehoorn (1641), Louis Beel (1902), Faas Wilkes (1923), Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin (1845), Pieter Bleeker (1819), and Philip de Koninck (1619).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Dirk Kuyt ranks 36Before him are Rafael van der Vaart (1983), Danny Blind (1961), Ruud Geels (1948), Jordi Cruyff (1974), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983), and Phillip Cocu (1970). After him are Faas Wilkes (1923), Sjaak Swart (1938), Dick Nanninga (1949), Ronald de Boer (1970), Virgil van Dijk (1991), and Dick van Dijk (1946).

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