Ruud Gullit

Gullit is widely regarded as one of the greatest attacking midfielders of all time, known for his powerful presence on the ball (as well as his hair!). DUTCH MAESTRO: Ruud Gullit's power and pace made him an unstoppable midfielder.

The Player


He was a diverse player on the field, capable of playing central midfield as well as his position. Beginning his professional career at Haarlem in the Netherlands, Gullit went onto score over 120 goals in 380 club games, gaining honours such as UEFA POTY and two Champions League’s whilst at AC Milan.


Key Skills
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  • Athletic
  • Versatile


Gullit is part of the "Golden Generation" of Dutch players


Quick Facts
  • 1. Won 3 Serie A titles and 2 European Cups
  • 2. Won the Ballon d'Or in 1987
  • 3. Helped Holland to their only ever international trophy




Final Note

Ruud Gullit is considered by some to be one of the most complete players in football history, he could have played anywhere on the pitch.