Ruud Gullit

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Ruud Gullit
Gullit in Doha 2012
Personal information
Full name Ruud Gullit[1]
Birth name Rudi Dil[3]
Date of birth (1962-09-01) 1 September 1962 (age 61)[1]
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands[1]
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)[2]
Position(s) Forward, midfielder, defender
Youth career
1967–1975 ASV Meerboys
1975–1979 DWS[4]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1982 HFC Haarlem 91 (32)
1982–1985 Feyenoord 85 (30)
1985–1987 PSV 68 (46)
1987–1994 AC Milan 125 (38)
1993–1994Sampdoria (loan) 31 (15)
1994–1995 Sampdoria 22 (9)
1995–1998 Chelsea 48 (4)
Total 470 (174)
National team
1979 Netherlands U-21 4 (1)
1981–1994 Netherlands 66 (17)
Teams managed
1996–1998 Chelsea (player-manager)
1998–1999 Newcastle United
2004–2005 Feyenoord
2007–2008 LA Galaxy
2011 Terek Grozny
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ruud Gullit (born 1 September 1962) is a Dutch former football player. He has played for the Netherlands national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[5]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
HFC Haarlem 1979–80 Eredivisie 24 4 0 0 24 4
1980–81 Eerste Divisie 36 14 5 2 41 16
1981–82 Eredivisie 31 14 4 2 35 16
Total 91 32 9 4 100 36
Feyenoord 1982–83 Eredivisie 33 8 2 1 35 9
1983–84 Eredivisie 33 15 8 9 4[a] 1 45 25
1984–85 Eredivisie 19 7 2 0 2[b] 0 23 7
Total 85 30 12 10 6 1 103 41
PSV 1985–86 Eredivisie 34 24 2 3 2[a] 0 38 27
1986–87 Eredivisie 34 22 3 4 0 0 37 26
Total 68 46 5 7 2 0 75 53
AC Milan 1987–88 Serie A 29 9 6 3 4[a] 1 39 13
1988–89 Serie A 19 5 1 2 8[b] 4 0 0 28 11
1989–90 Serie A 2 0 0 0 1[b] 0 0 0 3 0
1990–91 Serie A 26 7 1 0 4[b] 1 3[c] 1 34 9
1991–92 Serie A 26 7 1 1 27 8
1992–93 Serie A 15 7 6 4 4[b] 0 1[d] 0 26 11
1994–95 Serie A 8 3 2 0 3 0 1[d] 1 14 4
Total 125 39 17 10 24 6 5 2 171 56
Sampdoria 1993–94 Serie A 31 15 10 2 41 17
1994–95 Serie A 22 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 9
Total 53 24 10 2 0 0 0 0 63 26
Chelsea 1995–96 Premier League 31 3 7 3 2 0 40 6
1996–97 Premier League 11 1 1 0 1 0 13 1
1997–98 Premier League 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Total 48 4 8 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 63 7
Career total 470 175 61 36 7 0 32 7 5 2 575 219
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Appearance(s) in UEFA Cup
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Appearance(s) in European Cup
  3. Two appearances and one goal in European Super Cup, one appearance in Intercontinental Cup
  4. 4.0 4.1 Appearance(s) in Supercoppa Italiana

International[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Netherlands[6][7] 1981 1 0
1982 5 1
1983 6 4
1984 4 0
1985 4 0
1986 6 1
1987 6 5
1988 8 2
1989 2 0
1990 9 1
1991 4 1
1992 8 2
1993 2 0
1994 1 0
Total 66 17
Scores and results list the Netherlands' goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Gullit goal.
List of international goals scored by Ruud Gullit[7]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 22 September 1982 De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Republic of Ireland 2–0 2–1 UEFA Euro 1984 qualification
2 7 September 1983 Stadion Oosterpark, Groningen, Netherlands  Iceland 2–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 1984 qualification
3 12 October 1983 Dalymount Park, Dublin, Republic of Ireland  Republic of Ireland 1–2 3–2 UEFA Euro 1984 qualification
4 3–2
5 16 November 1983 De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Spain 2–1 2–1 UEFA Euro 1984 qualification
6 21 December 1986 Tsirion Stadium, Limassol, Cyprus  Cyprus 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1988 qualification
7 21 January 1987 Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain  Spain 1–0 1–1 Friendly
8 29 April 1987 De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Hungary 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1988 qualification
9 14 October 1987 Górnik Stadium, Zabrze, Poland  Poland 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1988 qualification
10 2–0
11 28 October 1987 De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Cyprus 2–0 8–0 UEFA Euro 1988 qualification
12 25 June 1988 Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany  Soviet Union 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1988
13 14 September 1988 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, Netherlands  Wales 1–0 1–0 1990 FIFA World Cup qualification
14 21 June 1990 Stadio La Favorita, Palermo, Italy  Republic of Ireland 1–0 1–1 1990 FIFA World Cup
15 17 April 1991 De Kuip, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Finland 2–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 1992 qualification
16 27 May 1992 De Baandert, Sittard-Geleen, Netherlands  Austria 3–1 3–2 Friendly
17 16 December 1992 İnönü Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey  Turkey 2–0 3–1 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification

Managerial statistics[change | change source]

All competitive league games (league and domestic cup) and international matches (including friendlies) are included.[8]

As of 2 May 2015
Team Nat Year(s) Record
G W D L Win %
Chelsea England 1996–1998 83 41 18 24 049.40
Newcastle United England 1998–1999 52 18 14 20 034.62
Feyenoord Netherlands 2004–2005 45 25 7 13 055.56
LA Galaxy United States 2007–2008 19 6 5 8 031.58
Terek Grozny Russia 2011 13 3 3 7 023.08
Career total 212 93 47 72 043.87

Honours[change | change source]

Player[change | change source]

HFC Haarlem[9]

Feyenoord[9]

PSV[9]

AC Milan[9]

Sampdoria[9]

Netherlands[9]

Individual

References[change | change source]

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