Ruud Krol

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Rudolf ("Ruud" or "Rudi") Jozef Krol (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkrɔl]; born 24 March 1949) is a Dutch former professional footballer who was capped 83 times for the Netherlands national team. Most of his career he played for his home town club, Ajax, and he became a coach after retirement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruud Krol has received more than 361,560 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Ruud Krol is the 178th most popular soccer player (down from 170th in 2019), the 142nd most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 144th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

Ruud Krol is a Dutch football player. He was a member of the Dutch national team that won the 1974 FIFA World Cup.

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Among soccer players, Ruud Krol ranks 178 out of 16,923Before him are Duncan Edwards, Kiyoo Kanda, Vahid Halilhodžić, Carles Rexach, Dražan Jerković, and Yoshio Okada. After him are Neymar, Shiro Misaki, Dennis Bergkamp, Felix Magath, Michel Hidalgo, and Yoshio Furukawa.

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Among people born in 1949, Ruud Krol ranks 56Before him are Fanny Ardant, Billy Joel, Lionel Richie, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Jim Broadbent, and Shelley Duvall. After him are Ashraf Ghani, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Tom Berenger, José Ramos-Horta, Sissy Spacek, and Vicky Leandros.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Ruud Krol ranks 142 out of 1,209Before him are Wim Kok (1938), Piet Pieterszoon Hein (1577), Bernard Haitink (1929), Karel Appel (1921), Zacharias Janssen (1585), and Jeroen Krabbé (1944). After him are Jan van Scorel (1495), Maarten van Heemskerck (1498), Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Aelbert Cuyp (1620), Abraham Bloemaert (1566), and Fanny Blankers-Koen (1918).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Ruud Krol ranks 6Before him are Johan Cruyff (1947), Ruud Gullit (1962), Rob Rensenbrink (1947), Leo Beenhakker (1942), and Edwin van der Sar (1970). After him are Dennis Bergkamp (1969), Piet Keizer (1943), Arie Haan (1948), Arjen Robben (1984), René van de Kerkhof (1951), and Johnny Rep (1951).