Former defender for Sparta Rotterdam, AFC Ajax and the Dutch national team, who won five Dutch Eredivisie Championships in domestic play.
He made his professional debut with Sparta on August 29, 1979.
He became the first Dutch player to win all international club competitions recognised by UEFA and FIFA.
His son Daley became a professional soccer player for AFC Ajax.
He and former Netherlands center Jaap Stam were both named Man of the Match in the Intercontinental Cup.