Phillip Cocu

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Phillip John William Cocu (born 29 October 1970) is a Dutch professional football manager and former player who was most recently the manager of Championship club Derby County.Cocu was born in Eindhoven but raised in Zevenaar, playing youth football for local clubs DCS and De Graafschap. After a year at AFC '34, he started his professional career at AZ. In 1990, Cocu moved to Vitesse. A broken fibula disrupted his first season, but he became a first-team regular in the following four seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phillip Cocu has received more than 1,279,358 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Phillip Cocu is the 825th most popular soccer player (up from 1,578th in 2019), the 369th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 489th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Phillip Cocu ranks 825 out of 16,923Before him are Hiroshi Katayama, Marco Reus, Oleg Salenko, Giorgio Chiellini, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, and Antonio Di Natale. After him are Michio Yasuda, Marcos Alonso, Metin Oktay, Hennes Weisweiler, Masujiro Nishida, and Yusuke Omi.

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Among people born in 1970, Phillip Cocu ranks 49Before him are Lee Byung-hun, Melissa McCarthy, Édouard Philippe, Izabella Scorupco, Vince Vaughn, and M. Night Shyamalan. After him are Sadiq Khan, Chris O'Donnell, Patrick M'Boma, Ronald de Boer, Todd Phillips, and Malena Ernman.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Phillip Cocu ranks 369 out of 1,209Before him are Jordi Cruyff (1974), Frans de Waal (1948), Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft (1581), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983), Petrus Camper (1722), and Frans Post (1612). After him are Maria van Oosterwijck (1630), John de Mol Jr. (1955), Abraham van Diepenbeeck (1596), William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz (1613), Melchior d'Hondecoeter (1636), and Aert de Gelder (1645).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Phillip Cocu ranks 35Before him are Wim Jansen (1946), Rafael van der Vaart (1983), Danny Blind (1961), Ruud Geels (1948), Jordi Cruyff (1974), and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983). After him are Dirk Kuyt (1980), Faas Wilkes (1923), Sjaak Swart (1938), Dick Nanninga (1949), Ronald de Boer (1970), and Virgil van Dijk (1991).