Willem van Hanegem

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Willem "Wim" van Hanegem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪləm ˈʋɪm vɑn ˈɦaːnəɣɛm]; born 20 February 1944) is a Dutch former football player and coach who played as a midfielder. In a playing career spanning over 20 years, he won several domestic honours in the Netherlands, as well as a European Cup and a UEFA trophy, all with Feyenoord. He was also a finalist in the 1974 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willem van Hanegem has received more than 213,531 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Willem van Hanegem is the 452nd most popular soccer player (up from 485th in 2019), the 258th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 271st in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Over the past year Willem van Hanegem has had the most page views in the with 93,849 views, followed by English (30,692), and Italian (8,433). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Min Nan (98.08%), Simple English (83.33%), and Latvian (81.18%)


Among soccer players, Willem van Hanegem ranks 452 out of 21,273Before him are Noritaka Hidaka, Miguel Ángel González Suárez, Thibaut Courtois, Ally McCoist, Miloš Milutinović, and Hans-Peter Briegel. After him are Roberto Dinamite, John Toshack, Gianluca Zambrotta, Yukio Tsuda, Luis del Sol, and Walter Mazzarri.

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Among people born in 1944, Willem van Hanegem ranks 142Before him are Gianfranco Ferré, Gary Busey, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ayad Allawi, Luis Ladaria Ferrer, and Ron Huldai. After him are Christian Boltanski, Kiri Te Kanawa, Chung Hong-won, John Entwistle, Jan Guillou, and James Heckman.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Willem van Hanegem ranks 258 out of 1,646Before him are Jan Peter Balkenende (1956), Johann Weyer (1515), Aletta Jacobs (1854), C. H. D. Buys Ballot (1817), Willem Blaeu (1571), and Maarten Tromp (1598). After him are Carel Struycken (1948), Otto van Veen (1556), Nicolaes Maes (1634), Danny Blind (1961), Hendrik Petrus Berlage (1856), and Dick Bruna (1927).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Willem van Hanegem ranks 23Before him are Ruud Geels (1948), Wesley Sneijder (1984), Wim Jansen (1946), Robin van Persie (1983), Wim Suurbier (1945), and Patrick Kluivert (1976). After him are Danny Blind (1961), Mark van Bommel (1977), Erik ten Hag (1970), Frank de Boer (1970), Erwin Koeman (1961), and Piet Schrijvers (1946).