Marco van Basten

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Birthday
31, 1964
Birthplace
Utrecht, Netherlands
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Utrecht, Netherlands

About

Legendary Dutch soccer player who became one of the best forwards of all time; he played for Ajax and Milan. He had his career cut short by a serious ankle injury and later became the head coach of Ajax and the Netherlands national team.

Before Fame

He started playing soccer at the age of six; he scored in his professional debut match with Ajax in 1982.

Trivia

He was a three-time European Footballer of the Year and a FIFA World Player of the Year.

Family Life

He grew up in Utrecht, Netherlands. He married Lesbeth van Capelleveen in 1993.

Associated With

He and Robin van Persie are regarded as two of the greatest Dutch soccer players of all time.