Rinus Michels Coach of the Century

His debut against ADO Den Haag was exciting. It was won with 8-3 and Rinus, which is in the forefront, do not know less than five times the holders of ADO Dolf Sneeze, to intervene in the nets.Later when bondschoach he gets very quickly nicknamed `The Generaal`. In 1999, FIFA voted him as the best coach of the 20th century.

Rinus

In Amsterdam, a few hundred meters from the Olympic Stadium son was born on Thursday morning February 9, 1928 by Piet Michels and Wil van Brederode. This guy will later become one of the most famous Dutch is from the world of football, nicknamed The General ?? ??, Just that they do not know yet. He gets the names of Marinus Jacobus Hendricus.
It does not sound strange at all that the young Rinus is crazy about football and Ajax. For his 8th birthday he receives his first grass, football socks and a shirt. Of course, in the most beautiful colors he knows, the red / white Ajax.
Vader Piet called a ball can kick and it does not have to come at Ajax, son loves the quiet hope of playing again at this club. Good knowledge of the family, Joop Köhler accountant of the club, the tiny Rinus seen play football. He is impressed by his ability and in 1940 Rinus member of his Ajax.
Unfortunately the war, especially the Hunger Winter, a jammer in the career of 17-year-old football player. Instead of training, he regularly with his mother in the direction of Alkmaar to get food.

His Time in Ajax

But on a beautiful Monday, June 9, 1946, he in the first team replaced the injured He Lambregt. His debut against ADO Den Haag was exciting. It was won with 8-3 and Rinus, which is in the forefront, do not know less than five times the holders of ADO Dolf Sneeze, to intervene in the nets. He was a dangerous striker, was not graceful but strong. Each keeper, who got hairstyle with weapons with the typical rubber band before him, knew he was in the nets.
Rinus began his football career in 1946 and ended forced by severe hernia symptoms, 1958. All these years, he is only true for Ajax and thus reached he:

  • A total of 269 games played
  • A total of 121 goals
  • The country championship in the 1946-1947 season
  • The country championship in the 1956-1957 season
  • Five times a spot in Orange in 1950 and 1954, where he does not score

Rinus as Coach

Had he been a lot of matches to his name as a player for the club, as a coach, he has now achieved, namely 393 duels he sat on the bench. Of these, 279 won and made ​​it Ajaxieden total of 1099 goals together. He was four times champion, KNVB Cup, and put Ajax reached the European football map, but without the prices.
He was coach of Ajax from season 1965/1966 to 1970/1971, after which he went to Barcelona for six years, interrupted again for a season Ajax . This is followed by two years as coach of the Los Angeles Aztecs in four years and FC Cologne in Germany.
As he is the head coach of Orange, he is only two years technical director of the Dutch.
As a coach, he not only rock hard, making him the nickname The general, but also full of humor and led his team in 1974 with great names like:

  • Johan Cruijff
  • Wim Jansen
  • Johan Neeskens
  • Willem van Hanegem
  • Robbie Rensenbrink
  • Keeper Jan Jongbloed

Unfortunately for Rinus was not every team reports. The Dutch Oranje broke against the West German team, but in 1988 he was defeated by his boys Germany in the semifinals of the European Championship. We were champions!This team played oa:

  • Marco van Basten
  • Ronald Koeman
  • Ruud Gullit
  • Goalkeeper Hans van Breukelen and
  • Frank Rijkaard

When life Rinus has Received the Following Awards:

  • 1974 Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassa
  • 1988 Officer i Order of Orange-Nassau
  • 1999, Dutch coach of the century
  • 2002 Federal Knight of the KNVB
  • 2002 liftime Award from UEFA
  • 2004 Best Coach since the establishment of the KNVB 50 years ago

Man Rinus

Typical for an anecdote about Michel during his farewell tournament in Sweden.

  • After a workout, he informally to the press. Suddenly climbing up a small Dutch boy over the fence, Rinus pulls the jacket and shouts: Rinus?? Hey, can I get your autograph??. Manager responds?? Dear boy, since you asked so politely, you get a signature from Mr. Michels??.

Rinus Michels, a successful football player and coach, with its own voice and humor, has died at the age of 77 3 March 2005 in Aalst, Belgium, from complications following heart surgery.

Gallery

Philip Cocu

Philip Cocu

Source: www.gettyimages.com

Philip Cocu

Philip Cocu

Source: www.gettyimages.ie

Top 10 best football managers of all time

Top 10 best football managers of all time

Source: www.football-bible.com

Greatest eleven of all-time and a little surprise.

Greatest eleven of all-time and a little surprise.

Source: justanotherfanwithakeyboard.wordpress.com

Rinus Michels Award

Rinus Michels Award

Source: en.wikipedia.org

25 Years United : Sir Alex Ferguson – Page 2

25 Years United : Sir Alex Ferguson - Page 2

Source: www.unitedindonesia.org

Opinions on Rinus Michels

Opinions on Rinus Michels

Source: www.writeopinions.com

Rinus Michels, legendary Dutch football coach

Rinus Michels, legendary Dutch football coach

Source: www.theapricity.com

Gaat Henk Krol weer de mist in? Michels moet nieuwe …

Gaat Henk Krol weer de mist in? Michels moet nieuwe ...

Source: www.ad.nl

Rinus Michels (77) overleden

Rinus Michels (77) overleden

Source: nl.wikinews.org

Rinus Michels, legendary Dutch football coach

Rinus Michels, legendary Dutch football coach

Source: www.theapricity.com

Rinus Michels Pictures

Rinus Michels Pictures

Source: www.gettyimages.no

Rinus Michels Stock Photos and Pictures

Rinus Michels Stock Photos and Pictures

Source: www.gettyimages.co.uk

Spain v Holland World Cup Group B – The Ultimate “Total …

Spain v Holland World Cup Group B – The Ultimate “Total ...

Source: www.bettingpro.com

Classify Marinus ‘Rinus’ Michels

Classify Marinus 'Rinus' Michels

Source: www.theapricity.com

Great coaches in the history of football

Great coaches in the history of football

Source: fr.fifa.com

Fadrhonc Stock Photos and Pictures

Fadrhonc Stock Photos and Pictures

Source: www.gettyimages.ae

Teambuilding: The Road To Success

Teambuilding: The Road To Success

Source: premierskills.com

JOY OF THE PEOPLE –: Careful what we wish for

JOY OF THE PEOPLE --: Careful what we wish for

Source: joyofthepeople.blogspot.com

Louis van Gaal won’t lose any sleep if Manchester United …

Louis van Gaal won't lose any sleep if Manchester United ...

Source: www.dailymail.co.uk