Why did Marco van Basten retire at 28?

Why did Marco van Basten retire at 28?

Widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, he scored 300 goals in a high-profile career, but played his last match in 1993, at the of age 28, due to an injury which forced his retirement two years later.

What was Marco van Basten’s number?

Marco van Basten

Season club
91/92 Milan AC 9
90/91 Milan AC 9
89/90 Milan AC 9
88/89 Milan AC 9

How old is Gullit?

59 years (September 1, 1962)
Ruud Gullit/Age

Where is Ruud Gullit now?

Gullit has been working as a football pundit for several years now and continues to be associated with multiple media companies across the world including the BBC, beIN Sports and Sky Sports.

Why did Zidane retire so early?

“I didn’t want to go on for another year. The past two years I haven’t been on top form and that’s no good when you play at a club like Real. “I’m at an age when it’s more and more difficult (to play) every year. I don’t want to spend another year like last year or even the last two years.”

What was Johan Cruyff number?

14. The Dutch midfielder, widely regarded as the greatest European player of all time, was immensely popular at all clubs he played for. In 2007, when Ajax retired Cruyff’s ’14’ jersey on his 60th birthday, FC Barcelona wanted to do the same.

How old is Eusebio?

71 years (1942–2014)
Eusébio/Age at death

Death. Eusébio died at his home on 5 January 2014 of heart failure, aged 71. Many well-known people from the football world expressed their condolences and praise, including his contemporaries Franz Beckenbauer and Bobby Charlton.

Why did Gullit leave Milan?

This, in mid-season, he did, but he no longer fitted in with the way AC Milan were playing, so back he went to Genoa. The plan was that he would next play in Monaco, where Christina wished to live, and that he would leave Monaco before the end of the ensuing season to play, for a fortune, in Japan.

Is Gullit a Chelsea legend?

In his debut season, he led Chelsea to FA Cup success, the club’s first major title for 26 years, and in so doing became the first overseas manager to win the FA Cup. Gullit won the Ballon d’Or in 1987 and was named the World Soccer Player of the Year in 1987 and 1989.

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