Defensive midfielder who spent nine years of his career with Ajax and was a member of the Dutch national team from 1981 to 1994. He managed the Saudi Arabian national team from 2011 to 2013.
He was 17 years old when he began his professional soccer career.
He was featured in The Daily Telegraph for the type of players he recruited.
He was first married to Monique Olgers, then after a divorce, he married his second wife, Carmen Sandries.
He and Gareth Southgate both became managers after their soccer careers ended.