Marco van Basten

Nicknamed the Swan of Utrecht

https://www.football4football.com/storage/img/articleimages/originals/VFElxxjQYAUFV0UcZJpnwPBXo7ckyruc6Vt.jpg STELLAR FORWARD: Van Basten was a key man for Holland in their 1988 Euro's victory.

The Player

 

He was known for his close ball control, attacking intelligence, impeccable headers, and spectacular strikes and volleys. Van Basten was a part of AC Milan's dangerous front line in the 90s. 

 

Key Skills
  • Wide range of finishing
  • Awareness
  • Agility

 

A player with incredible power and technique

 

Quick Facts
  • 1. Won the prestigious Ballon d'Or 3 times
  • 2. Considered by many to be the best Dutch striker of all-time
  • 3. Part of AC Milan's all-conquering team in the 90's

 

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Final Note

Van Basten is one of Holand's greatest ever players and one of the most elegant strikers ever to play. 

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