Mark van Bommel

1977 - Today

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Mark Peter Gertruda Andreas van Bommel (born 22 April 1977) is a Dutch football coach and former player who played as a midfielder. He is currently the manager of Belgian side Royal Antwerp. His FIFA World Cup profile describes him as "a tackling machine and expert ball-winner, but he also boasts a fine array of passes and a powerful shot, having been a free-kick specialist during his PSV days".He played in and won the Dutch Eredivisie with PSV, Spanish La Liga with Barcelona, German Bundesliga with Bayern Munich and Italian Serie A with Milan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark van Bommel has received more than 1,256,744 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia. Mark van Bommel is the 607th most popular soccer player (up from 670th in 2019), the 322nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 320th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Mark van Bommel ranks 607 out of 16,880Before him are Andrey Arshavin, André Abegglen, Eden Hazard, Kenji Tochio, Predrag Mijatović, and Gerardo Martino. After him are José Ángel Iribar, Paul Pogba, Marcos Alonso, Júlio César, Franz Binder, and Jorge Campos.

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Among people born in 1977, Mark van Bommel ranks 27Before him are Kanye West, Chad Hurley, Sarah Wayne Callies, Natalia Oreiro, Brittany Murphy, and Antonio Di Natale. After him are Mette Frederiksen, Luca Toni, Katheryn Winnick, Robert Enke, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Gianluca Zambrotta.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Mark van Bommel ranks 322 out of 1,427Before him are Jean Malouel (1370), John Goodricke (1764), Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (1862), Karel Doorman (1889), Isaac Beeckman (1588), and Hendrik Casimir (1909). After him are Jan Gies (1905), Karel Dujardin (1622), Phillip Cocu (1970), Jan Miense Molenaer (1610), Floris V, Count of Holland (1254), and Floris IV, Count of Holland (1210).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Mark van Bommel ranks 30Before him are Willem van Hanegem (1944), Frank de Boer (1970), Jaap Stam (1972), Marc Overmars (1973), Danny Blind (1961), and Sjaak Swart (1938). After him are Phillip Cocu (1970), Jordi Cruyff (1974), Aad de Mos (1947), Hans van Breukelen (1956), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983), and Memphis Depay (1994).