Piet Keizer

1943 - 2017

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Petrus Johannes "Piet" Keizer (14 June 1943 – 10 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 167,344 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Piet Keizer is the 194th most popular soccer player (up from 232nd in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 178th in 2019) and the 8th 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 194 out of 16,923Before him are Jiro Miyake, Xavi, Raymond Domenech, Masao Takada, Joaquín Peiró, and Takashi Kawanishi. After him are Allan Simonsen, Hiroto Muraoka, Andrés Iniesta, Shiro Teshima, Shigeo Sugimoto, and Junji Nishikawa.

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Among people born in 1943, Piet Keizer ranks 73Before him are Yohji Yamamoto, Ken Thompson, Joni Mitchell, Lucio Dalla, Pervez Musharraf, and Sam Shepard. After him are George Benson, Klaus von Klitzing, Betty Williams, Antonio Inoki, Vint Cerf, and Paul Van Himst. Among people deceased in 2017, Piet Keizer ranks 70Before him are Pierre Bergé, Kim Jong-nam, Fats Domino, Sam Shepard, Michael Nyqvist, and Nicolai Gedda. After him are Hiroto Muraoka, Georges Prêtre, John G. Avildsen, Abdul Halim of Kedah, Chris Cornell, and John Berger.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Piet Keizer ranks 151 out of 1,209Before him are Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Aelbert Cuyp (1620), Abraham Bloemaert (1566), Fanny Blankers-Koen (1918), Anton Mauve (1838), and Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547). After him are Ruud Lubbers (1939), Antonis Mor (1519), Tom Gehrels (1925), Pieter Lastman (1583), Jan Ingenhousz (1730), and Arie Haan (1948).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Piet Keizer ranks 8Before him are Ruud Gullit (1962), Rob Rensenbrink (1947), Leo Beenhakker (1942), Edwin van der Sar (1970), Ruud Krol (1949), and Dennis Bergkamp (1969). After him are Arie Haan (1948), Arjen Robben (1984), René van de Kerkhof (1951), Johnny Rep (1951), Willy van de Kerkhof (1951), and Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976).