Ruud van Nistelrooy

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Rutgerus Johannes Martinus van Nistelrooij (anglicised to van Nistelrooy; born 1 July 1976) is a Dutch football coach and former player. He is currently the coach of the PSV Eindhoven under-19s team and assistant manager for Netherlands. A former striker, Van Nistelrooy is often considered one of the best strikers of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruud van Nistelrooy has received more than 4,366,539 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Ruud van Nistelrooy is the 301st most popular soccer player (down from 247th in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 187th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 301 out of 16,923Before him are Setsu Sawagata, Enzo Francescoli, Megumu Tamura, Usaburo Hidaka, Reizo Fukuhara, and Brian Clough. After him are Fabien Barthez, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Obdulio Varela, Dragoslav Šekularac, Hisao Kami, and Waichiro Omura.

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Among people born in 1976, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 12Before him are Chester Bennington, Benedict Cumberbatch, Yuval Noah Harari, Ryan Reynolds, Clarence Seedorf, and Michael Ballack. After him are Patrick Kluivert, Audrey Tautou, Judit Polgár, Colin Farrell, Scott Adkins, and Alessandro Nesta.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 195 out of 1,209Before him are Johann Weyer (1515), Tjalling Koopmans (1910), Pim Fortuyn (1948), Johann Adam Reincken (1643), Theo van Gogh (1957), and Mariska Veres (1947). After him are Regnier de Graaf (1641), Willem Kalf (1619), Dirck van Baburen (1595), Geertgen tot Sint Jans (1460), Johan Jongkind (1819), and Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 14Before him are Piet Keizer (1943), Arie Haan (1948), Arjen Robben (1984), René van de Kerkhof (1951), Johnny Rep (1951), and Willy van de Kerkhof (1951). After him are Patrick Kluivert (1976), Peter Bosz (1963), Jan Jongbloed (1940), Wim Suurbier (1945), Erwin Koeman (1961), and Wesley Sneijder (1984).

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