Frank Rijkaard

1962 - Today

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Franklin Edmundo Rijkaard (Dutch pronunciation: [frɑŋk ˈɛtmundoː ˈrɛikaːrt] (listen); born 30 September 1962) is a Dutch former footballer and former manager who played as a midfielder or defender. Rijkaard played for Ajax, Real Zaragoza and AC Milan and represented the Netherlands national team side 73 times, scoring 10 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Rijkaard has received more than 2,817,763 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Frank Rijkaard is the 15th most popular coach (up from 18th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 63rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Dutch Coach.

Frank Rijkaard is most famous for being a Dutch football player and coach. He played for Ajax, Barcelona, and the Netherlands national team. He later became a coach, coaching the Netherlands national team, Galatasaray, and Ajax.

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Among coaches, Frank Rijkaard ranks 15 out of 329Before him are Sepp Maier, Ronald Koeman, José Mourinho, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Louis van Gaal, and Marco van Basten. After him are Vicente del Bosque, Guus Hiddink, Ernst Happel, Carlo Ancelotti, Marcello Lippi, and Carlos Alberto Parreira.

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Among people born in 1962, Frank Rijkaard ranks 6Before him are Carles Puigdemont, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Ruud Gullit, and Cliff Burton. After him are Demi Moore, Jodie Foster, Nicolás Maduro, Ralph Fiennes, Abdullah II of Jordan, and Steve Irwin.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Frank Rijkaard ranks 53 out of 1,209Before him are Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Louis van Gaal (1951), Paul Verhoeven (1938), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Marco van Basten (1964), and Ruud Gullit (1962). After him are Guus Hiddink (1946), Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907), Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Oort (1900), and William II, Prince of Orange (1626).

Among COACHES In Netherlands

Among coaches born in Netherlands, Frank Rijkaard ranks 5Before him are Rinus Michels (1928), Ronald Koeman (1963), Louis van Gaal (1951), and Marco van Basten (1964). After him are Guus Hiddink (1946), Dick Advocaat (1947), Bert van Marwijk (1952), Huub Stevens (1953), Co Adriaanse (1947), Henk ten Cate (1954), and Wiel Coerver (1924).