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Rob Rensenbrink

1947 - 2020

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Pieter Robert "Rob" Rensenbrink (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɔp ˈrɛnsə(m)ˌbrɪŋk]; 3 July 1947 – 24 January 2020) was a Dutch footballer and member of the Netherlands national team that reached two FIFA World Cup finals, in 1974 and 1978. A creative and prolific left winger or forward, he became a legend in Belgium while playing in the great Anderlecht sides of the 1970s. He is the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup's all-time top scorer, with 25 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rob Rensenbrink has received more than 374,257 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Rob Rensenbrink is the 94th most popular soccer player (down from 66th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 84th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

Rensenbrink is most famous for being the first person to perform a backflip on a motorcycle.

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Among soccer players, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 94 out of 16,880Before him are Helenio Herrera, Denis Law, Roberto Mancini, René Higuita, Udo Lattek, and Leo Beenhakker. After him are Kakuichi Mimura, Xavi, Franco Baresi, Fritz Walter, Zoltán Czibor, and José Nasazzi.

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Among people born in 1947, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 49Before him are Linda B. Buck, Óscar Tabárez, César Gaviria, Gerd Binnig, James Woods, and Megawati Sukarnoputri. After him are Jonathan Pryce, Bruno Latour, Mohammad Najibullah, Mykola Azarov, Richard Dreyfuss, and Kevin Kline. Among people deceased in 2020, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 39Before him are Oliver E. Williamson, Jiří Menzel, Brian Dennehy, Lee Kun-hee, Mary Higgins Clark, and Dmitry Yazov. After him are Little Richard, George Steiner, Michael Lonsdale, Lucia Bosè, Christopher Tolkien, and Kim Ki-duk.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 100 out of 1,427Before him are Hendrick Avercamp (1585), Jacobus Arminius (1560), Herman Boerhaave (1668), Gerard ter Borch (1617), Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692), and Leo Beenhakker (1942). After him are Multatuli (1820), Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (1967), Louise of the Netherlands (1828), Gerrit Dou (1613), Adriaen van Ostade (1610), and Jan Swammerdam (1637).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 4Before him are Johan Cruyff (1947), Ruud Gullit (1962), and Leo Beenhakker (1942). After him are Edwin van der Sar (1970), Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Wim Jansen (1946), Ruud Krol (1949), Arie Haan (1948), Piet Keizer (1943), René van de Kerkhof (1951), and Willy van de Kerkhof (1951).