Michael Reiziger

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Michael John Reiziger (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɑikəl ˈɟɔn ˈrɛizəɣər], born 3 May 1973) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played mainly as a right back, currently the assistant manager of AFC Ajax. After making a name for himself at Ajax, with whom he won one Champions League, he went on to represent four teams in as many countries, notably Barcelona, for which he played 249 official games in seven years, as well as spells at Milan, Middlesbrough and PSV Eindhoven. Reiziger represented the Dutch national team for a full decade, competing at three European Championships and the 1998 World Cup and finishing fourth in the latter tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Reiziger has received more than 433,341 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Michael Reiziger is the 1,706th most popular soccer player (down from 1,653rd in 2019), the 542nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 494th in 2019) and the 64th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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  • 7.73

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  • 2.58

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Among soccer players, Michael Reiziger ranks 1,706 out of 16,923Before him are László Sárosi, Zvonko Bego, Nigel de Jong, Étienne Mattler, Otto Glória, and Juan Arremón. After him are Iuliu Bodola, José Augusto, Renato Portaluppi, Wojciech Szczęsny, Djamel Zidane, and Gabi.

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Among people born in 1973, Michael Reiziger ranks 106Before him are Bernd Schneider, Eva Herzigová, Jennifer Esposito, Dejan Bodiroga, Jay Cutler, and Essam El Hadary. After him are Kristen Wiig, Oscar De La Hoya, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Paulo Fonseca, Semmy Schilt, and Radha Mitchell.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Michael Reiziger ranks 542 out of 1,209Before him are Arie van Vliet (1916), Arie den Hartog (1941), Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692), Henk Groot (1938), Jan de Quay (1901), and Nigel de Jong (1984). After him are Jan Frederik Gronovius (1686), Simon Vestdijk (1898), Jan de Bray (1627), Bart Bok (1906), Michaël Dudok de Wit (1953), and Maruschka Detmers (1962).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Michael Reiziger ranks 64Before him are Theo de Jong (1947), Coen Moulijn (1937), Ibrahim Afellay (1986), Erik ten Hag (1970), Henk Groot (1938), and Nigel de Jong (1984). After him are Wim Kieft (1962), Wim Anderiesen (1903), Kick Smit (1911), Maarten Stekelenburg (1982), Ryan Babel (1986), and Jaap Eden (1873).