Edgar Davids

2014 NBA - NBA Global Games 2014 Tip Off Party at Sushisamba in London - January 15, 2014

Davids in 2014, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Edgar Steven Davids

Place of Birth: Paramaribo, Suriname

Date of Birth: 13 March, 1973

Ethnicity: African-Surinamese, possibly some Jewish heritage

Edgar Davids is a Surinamese-Dutch professional footballer and manager. A midfielder, he played for Ajax, AC Milan, Juventus, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace, and Barnet, and the Dutch national team. He was capped 74 times by the Netherlands at the international level. He has managed Barnet, Telstar (in an assistant capacity), Olhanense, and the Netherlands national team (in an assistant capacity).

Edgar was born in Suriname. His family moved to the Netherlands when he was an infant. Edgar is of African-Surinamese background. He is said to have a Jewish grandparent, although it is not clear if this has been verified. Edgar is a cousin of professional footballer Lorenzo Davids.

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