Marco van Basten

1964 - Today

Marco van Basten

Marcel "Marco" van Basten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑrkoː vɑn ˈbɑstə(n)] (listen); born 31 October 1964) is a Dutch football manager and former professional player, who played for Ajax and A.C. Milan, as well as the Netherlands national team, as a striker. He is regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. He scored 300 goals in a high-profile career, but played his last match in 1993 at age 28 due to an injury which forced his retirement two years later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marco van Basten has received more than 2,179,275 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12th most popular coach.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

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  • 12.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among coaches, Marco van Basten ranks 12 out of 280Before him are Dino Zoff, Luis Aragonés, Fabio Capello, Giovanni Trapattoni, Jürgen Klopp, and Louis van Gaal. After him are Vicente del Bosque, Carlo Ancelotti, Guus Hiddink, Claudio Ranieri, Pep Guardiola, and Frank Rijkaard.

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Among people born in 1964, Marco van Basten ranks 7Before him are Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Dan Brown, Sandra Bullock, and Russell Crowe. After him are Sarah Palin, Jeff Bezos, Nigel Farage, Michelle Obama, Juliette Binoche, and Michael Laudrup.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Marco van Basten ranks 50 out of 908Before him are Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Sophia of Hanover (1630), Louis van Gaal (1951), Simon van der Meer (1925), and Jan Tinbergen (1903). After him are Theo van Doesburg (1883), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Frits Zernike (1888), Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612), and Gerrit Rietveld (1888).

Among COACHES In Netherlands

Among coaches born in Netherlands, Marco van Basten ranks 3Before him are Rinus Michels (1928) and Louis van Gaal (1951). After him are Guus Hiddink (1946), Frank Rijkaard (1962), Ronald Koeman (1963), Dick Advocaat (1947), Bert van Marwijk (1952), Huub Stevens (1953), Co Adriaanse (1947), Henk ten Cate (1954), and Pim Verbeek (1956).