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Ruud van Nistelrooy

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Rutgerus Johannes Martinus "Ruud" van Nistelrooij (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈryt fɑn ˈnɪstəlroːi̯]; anglicised to Van Nistelrooy ; born 1 July 1976) is a Dutch professional football coach and former player. He was most recently the manager of PSV Eindhoven. A former footballer, Van Nistelrooy is often considered one of the best strikers of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruud van Nistelrooy has received more than 6,174,137 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Ruud van Nistelrooy is the 243rd most popular soccer player (up from 301st in 2019), the 188th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 195th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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  • 66

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  • 10.62

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  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 243 out of 16,880Before him are Michel Preud'homme, František Plánička, Yochanan Vollach, Osvaldo Ardiles, Helmut Haller, and Giovanni Ferrari. After him are Francisco Varallo, Raimundo Orsi, Paul Van Himst, Enrique Ballestrero, Lee Yoo-hyung, and José Antonio Camacho.

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Among people born in 1976, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 15Before him are Yuval Noah Harari, Michael Ballack, Clarence Seedorf, Ramzan Kadyrov, Judit Polgár, and Alexei Navalny. After him are Audrey Tautou, Patrick Kluivert, Diane Kruger, Colin Farrell, Scott Adkins, and Alessandro Nesta.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 188 out of 1,427Before him are Rachel Ruysch (1664), Willem de Sitter (1872), Anton Mauve (1838), Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606), Ruud Lubbers (1939), and Willem Mengelberg (1871). After him are Johann Weyer (1515), Peter Stuyvesant (1612), Cees Nooteboom (1933), Anton Mussert (1894), Tiësto (1969), and Maarten Tromp (1598).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Ruud van Nistelrooy ranks 15Before him are Arie Haan (1948), Piet Keizer (1943), René van de Kerkhof (1951), Willy van de Kerkhof (1951), Arjen Robben (1984), and Johnny Rep (1951). After him are Peter Bosz (1963), Erwin Koeman (1961), Patrick Kluivert (1976), Wesley Sneijder (1984), Robin van Persie (1983), and Jan Jongbloed (1940).

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