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Piet Keizer

1943 - 2017

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Petrus Johannes "Piet" Keizer (14 June 1943 – 9 February 2017) was a Dutch professional footballer who played as a left winger. As part of the "Total Football" Ajax Amsterdam team of the 1960s and 1970s, Keizer was particularly notable during the successive managerial tenures of Rinus Michels and Stefan Kovacs (1965–1973). He is widely considered one of the greatest players in Dutch football history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piet Keizer has received more than 216,865 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Piet Keizer is the 205th most popular soccer player (down from 194th in 2019), the 157th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 151st in 2019) and the 10th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

Piet Keizer is a Dutch football player who played for PSV Eindhoven, FC Barcelona, and the Netherlands national team. He is most famous for his time at PSV Eindhoven, where he won three Eredivisie titles and two KNVB Cups.

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Among soccer players, Piet Keizer ranks 205 out of 16,880Before him are Shunichi Kumai, Rinat Dasayev, Pepe, Helmut Rahn, Fernando Torres, and Luis Suárez. After him are Antoine Griezmann, Javier Zanetti, Vittorio Pozzo, Josip Skoblar, Pedro Cea, and Duncan Edwards.

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Among people born in 1943, Piet Keizer ranks 94Before him are Holland Taylor, Antonio Inoki, Conchata Ferrell, Ken Thompson, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Alain de Benoist. After him are Jean-Claude Killy, Edie Sedgwick, Michael Palin, Jacques Laffite, Wanda Rutkiewicz, and Eric Idle. Among people deceased in 2017, Piet Keizer ranks 67Before him are Pierre Bergé, Jacque Fresco, Michael Nyqvist, Abdul Halim of Kedah, John Heard, and Hans Rosling. After him are Roger Ailes, John Berger, Jake LaMotta, Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, and Chris Cornell.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Piet Keizer ranks 157 out of 1,427Before him are Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547), Antonis Mor (1519), Jan Ingenhousz (1730), Theo van Gogh (1957), Gustav Leonhardt (1928), and Lambert of Maastricht (635). After him are Anton Geesink (1934), Eddie Van Halen (1955), John of Leiden (1509), Ary Scheffer (1795), René van de Kerkhof (1951), and Jan Pieterszoon Coen (1587).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Piet Keizer ranks 10Before him are Rob Rensenbrink (1947), Edwin van der Sar (1970), Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Wim Jansen (1946), Ruud Krol (1949), and Arie Haan (1948). After him are René van de Kerkhof (1951), Willy van de Kerkhof (1951), Arjen Robben (1984), Johnny Rep (1951), Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976), and Peter Bosz (1963).