Rob Rensenbrink

1947 - 2020

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Rob Rensenbrink (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɔp ˈrɛnsə(m)ˌbrɪŋk]; 3 July 1947 – 24 January 2020) was a Dutch footballer and member of the Dutch national team that reached two World Cup finals in 1974 and 1978. A creative and prolific left winger or forward of considerable talent, he became a legend in Belgium whilst playing in the great Anderlecht side 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 265,388 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Rob Rensenbrink is the 66th most popular soccer player (up from 123rd in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 123rd in 2019) and the 3rd 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 66 out of 16,923Before him are Mario Kempes, Leônidas, Miguel Muñoz, Radomir Antić, Guillermo Stábile, and Roberto Carlos. After him are Roger Milla, Paul Breitner, Oliver Kahn, Helenio Herrera, Gordon Banks, and Rivaldo.

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Among people born in 1947, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 34Before him are Gigliola Cinquetti, Herman Van Rompuy, France Gall, Sam Neill, Josep Borrell, and Ali Abdullah Saleh. After him are Gloria Gaynor, James Woods, Jonathan Pryce, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Michio Kaku, and Kevin Kline. Among people deceased in 2020, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 39Before him are Mirella Freni, Luis Sepúlveda, Paolo Rossi, Radomir Antić, Christopher Tolkien, and Nexhmije Hoxha. After him are Juliette Gréco, Jānis Lūsis, Brian Dennehy, Dmitry Yazov, Per Olov Enquist, and John Horton Conway.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 84 out of 1,209Before him are Cornelius Jansen (1585), Menno Simons (1496), Lucas van Leyden (1494), Han van Meegeren (1889), Jacobus Arminius (1560), and Tobias Asser (1838). After him are Peter Canisius (1521), Jan van Goyen (1596), Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562), Willem de Kooning (1904), Herman Boerhaave (1668), and Hendrick Avercamp (1585).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Rob Rensenbrink ranks 3Before him are Johan Cruyff (1947) and Ruud Gullit (1962). After him are Leo Beenhakker (1942), Edwin van der Sar (1970), Ruud Krol (1949), Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Piet Keizer (1943), Arie Haan (1948), Arjen Robben (1984), René van de Kerkhof (1951), and Johnny Rep (1951).