The ultimate sweeper
DANGEROUS ANYWHERE: Ronald Koeman scored over 200 career goals, an astonishing achievement for a centre-back.
Ronald Koeman was on top of the game in the sweeper position. He did the simple skills very effectively and always at a high level, making him a great defender. Also, Koeman is known for his unique free kick tacking strategy.
- Spotting danger
- Direct free kicks
- 1. Barcelona's top goalscorer in the 1993/94 season
- 2. Won three consecutive Eredivisie titles with PSV
- 3. Won the 1988 UEFA European Championships
Koeman defined the sweeper position, thanks to his ability to win the ball back in defence and cry it up the pitch.