Ruud Gullit was twice voted World Football Player of the Year and is widely regarded as one of the world's best ever players. Born in 1962 in Amsterdam, he was captain of the Netherlands team that was victorious at Euro 88 and played in the 1990 World Cup. He went on to manage Chelsea, Newcastle, Feyenoord, LA Galaxy and Terek Grozny. His career now extends to broadcasting, public speaking and hosting. He speaks five languages.
Offers an intriguing counterpoint -- Donald McRae * Guardian * Entertaining and insightful * The Times * Gullit has all the skills. An even better player than Maradona -- George Best Ruud Gullit was the best player in the world. His sheer energy could create chances -- David Winner He manages to convey the sense that football is really quite simple if you're a genius like him, but without actually being annoying. A rare talent * Metro *