Ruud Gullit

1962 - Today

Ruud Gullit

Ruud Gullit (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈryt ˈxʏlɪt] (listen); born Rudi Dil; 1 September 1962) is a Dutch football manager and former footballer who played professionally in the 1980s and 1990s as a midfielder or forward. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he captained the Netherlands national team that was victorious at UEFA Euro 1988 and was also a member of the squad for the 1990 FIFA World Cup and Euro 1992. At club level, in 1987 he moved from PSV to Milan for a world record transfer fee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruud Gullit has received more than 2,652,580 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 31st most popular soccer player.

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  • 67.00

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  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ruud Gullit ranks 31 out of 13,233Before him are Sándor Kocsis, Sócrates, László Kubala, Gunnar Nordahl, Raymond Kopa, and Vavá. After him are Mário Zagallo, Ricardo Zamora, Antonín Panenka, Josef Masopust, Ronaldo, and Béla Guttmann.

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Among people born in 1962, Ruud Gullit ranks 3Before him are Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey. After him are Nicolás Maduro, Cliff Burton, Frank Rijkaard, Jon Bon Jovi, Steve Irwin, Jodie Foster, Demi Moore, Abdullah II of Jordan, and Ralph Fiennes.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Ruud Gullit ranks 42 out of 908Before him are Jan Steen (1626), Peter Debye (1884), Michiel de Ruyter (1607), Willebrord Snellius (1580), William II of the Netherlands (1792), and Max Euwe (1901). After him are Theo van Gogh (1857), Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach (1870), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Sophia of Hanover (1630), Louis van Gaal (1951), and Simon van der Meer (1925).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Ruud Gullit ranks 2Before him are Johan Cruyff (1947). After him are Leo Beenhakker (1942), Edwin van der Sar (1970), Rob Rensenbrink (1947), Arjen Robben (1984), Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Ruud Krol (1949), Arie Haan (1948), Piet Keizer (1943), Ruud van Nistelrooy (1976), and Johnny Rep (1951).

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