Ruud Gullit

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Birthday
1, 1962
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands

About

Dutch forward, midfielder and defender who helped AC Milan win three Serie A titles and two European Cups from 1987 to 1993. He was named Dutch Footballer of the Year in 1984 and 1986, won the 1987 Ballon d'Or and was a member of the Dutch national team from 1981 to 1994.

Before Fame

He grew up with his family in a single, split-level room in Amsterdam.

Trivia

He was named Chelsea Player of the Year in 1996 and helped lead Chelsea to an FA Cup in 1997.

Family Life

His father was a schoolteacher and his mother worked at a nearby museum.

Associated With

He went into TV after retiring, getting to interview notable figures in sports as well as politics, such as Nelson Mandela.