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Guus Hiddink

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Guus Hiddink (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣys ˈɦɪdɪŋk] (listen); born 8 November 1946) is a Dutch former football manager and professional player. He enjoyed a long career playing as a midfielder in his native Netherlands. Retired as player in 1982, Hiddink went into management, leading both clubs and countries from across the globe to achieve various titles and feats. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guus Hiddink has received more than 2,494,538 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Guus Hiddink is the 8th most popular coach (up from 17th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 54th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dutch Coach.

Guus Hiddink is most famous for being the coach of the Dutch national team from 1994-1998. He led the team to a World Cup semifinal in 1998.

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Among coaches, Guus Hiddink ranks 8 out of 328Before him are Arsène Wenger, Carlo Ancelotti, Jupp Heynckes, José Mourinho, Dino Zoff, and Rinus Michels. After him are Luis Aragonés, Giovanni Trapattoni, Louis van Gaal, Fabio Capello, Sepp Maier, and Marco van Basten.

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Among people born in 1946, Guus Hiddink ranks 30Before him are David Gilmour, Timothy Dalton, José Carreras, Elfriede Jelinek, Susan Sarandon, and Rivellino. After him are Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Roh Moo-hyun, Emerson Fittipaldi, David Suchet, Fabio Capello, and Dianne Wiest.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Guus Hiddink ranks 38 out of 1,427Before him are Johan Huizinga (1872), Paul Verhoeven (1938), Jan Steen (1626), Rinus Michels (1928), Michiel de Ruyter (1607), and William II of the Netherlands (1792). After him are Louis van Gaal (1951), Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870), Jan van Riebeeck (1619), Marco van Basten (1964), Thomas Bernhard (1931), and André Rieu (1949).

Among COACHES In Netherlands

Among coaches born in Netherlands, Guus Hiddink ranks 2Before him are Rinus Michels (1928). After him are Louis van Gaal (1951), Marco van Basten (1964), Frank Rijkaard (1962), Ronald Koeman (1963), Dick Advocaat (1947), Bert van Marwijk (1952), Huub Stevens (1953), Henk ten Cate (1954), Co Adriaanse (1947), and Pim Verbeek (1956).