Frank Rijkaard

La Liga - Barcelona Vs. Levante - Spanish League Soccer Match - April 29, 2007

Rijkaard in 2007, photo by

Birth Name: Franklin Edmundo Rijkaard

Place of Birth: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date of Birth: 30 September, 1962

Ethnicity: African-Surinamese, Dutch

Frank Rijkaard is a Dutch professional footballer and manager. A defensive midfielder, he played for Ajax, Sporting CP, Real Zaragoza, and AC Milan, and the Dutch national team. He is regarded as one of the best players of his generation. He has managed Netherlands (including in an assistant capacity), Sparta Rotterdam, Barcelona, Galatasaray, and Saudi Arabia. He is 6′3″.

Frank is the son of Neel van der Meulen and Herman Rijkaard (Herman Harry Rijkaard), a professional footballer, who played as a forward. His father was born in Paramaribo, Surinam. His brother is players’ agent Herman Rijkaard, Jr. Frank is married to Stephanie. He has four children.

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    son of Herman Rijkaard, a Surinamese footballer, and Neel van der Meulen

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