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, playing for sides such as PSV Eindhoven, De Graafschap and NEC Nijmegen, as well as some time spent playing in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guus Hiddink has received more than 2,120,001 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Guus Hiddink is the 17th most popular coach (down from 15th in 2019), the 54th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 59th in 2019) and the 6th 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 17 out of 329Before him are José Mourinho, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Louis van Gaal, Marco van Basten, Frank Rijkaard, and Vicente del Bosque. After him are Ernst Happel, Carlo Ancelotti, Marcello Lippi, Carlos Alberto Parreira, Pep Guardiola, and Otto Rehhagel.

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Among people born in 1946, Guus Hiddink ranks 37Before him are Susan Sarandon, José Carreras, Rivellino, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Benny Andersson, and Marianne Faithfull. After him are Emerson Fittipaldi, Hassanal Bolkiah, Robert Fripp, Marina Abramović, Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, and Talia Shire.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Guus Hiddink ranks 54 out of 1,209Before him are Louis van Gaal (1951), Paul Verhoeven (1938), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Marco van Basten (1964), Ruud Gullit (1962), and Frank Rijkaard (1962). After him are Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907), Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Oort (1900), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), and Jan Tinbergen (1903).

Among COACHES In Netherlands

Among coaches born in Netherlands, Guus Hiddink ranks 6Before him are Rinus Michels (1928), Ronald Koeman (1963), Louis van Gaal (1951), Marco van Basten (1964), and Frank Rijkaard (1962). After him are Dick Advocaat (1947), Bert van Marwijk (1952), Huub Stevens (1953), Co Adriaanse (1947), Henk ten Cate (1954), and Wiel Coerver (1924).