Willy van de Kerkhof

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DutchBorn Wilhelmus Antonius van de Kerkhof

Dutch former professional footballer

Born on September 16, 1951 in Helmond, Noord-Brabant , Netherlands (72 years)

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Wilhelmus Antonius van de Kerkhof (Dutch pronunciation: [ʋɪlˈɦɛlmʏs ɑnˈtoːnijəs ˈʋɪli vɑn də ˈkɛr(ə)kɦɔf]; born 16 September 1951) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Van de Kerkhof and his twin brother René were squad members of the Netherlands national team that made the World Cup final in 1974 and became key players in the team that made the 1978 final. He also played for the Netherlands at the Euro 1980. Overall, van de Kerkhof appeared 63 times for his national team, scoring five goals.He was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004.
...   Wilhelmus Antonius van de Kerkhof (Dutch pronunciation: [ʋɪlˈɦɛlmʏs ɑnˈtoːnijəs ˈʋɪli vɑn də ˈkɛr(ə)kɦɔf]; born 16 September 1951) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Van de Kerkhof and his twin brother René were squad members of the Netherlands national team that made the World Cup final in 1974 and became key players in the team that made the 1978 final. He also played for the Netherlands at the Euro 1980. Overall, van de Kerkhof appeared 63 times for his national team, scoring five goals.He was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004.


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PSV Eindhoven

Eredivisie: 1974–75, 1975–76, 1977–78, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88
KNVB Cup: 1973–74, 1975–76, 1987–88
European Cup: 1987–88
UEFA Cup: 1977–78Netherlands

FIFA World Cup runner-up: 1974, 1978
UEFA European Championship third place: 1976
Tournoi de Paris: 1978


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