Dick Advocaat Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, Net Worth

Dirk Advocaat

Dick Advocaat is a manager and a Dutch football player. Dick Advocaat is the current manager of the Netherlands national team. “The Little General” is his moniker.

Wiki, Bio, Age,  Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Dick Advocaat was born in The Hague, Netherlands, on September 27, 1947. Dirk Nicolaas Advocaat is his full name. He is seventy-three years old. He has two siblings, Jaap, Jan, and Chris Advocaat, and no information about their parents. Similarly, his nationality is Dutch and he is of white origin. His zodiac sign is Libra.

He was born in The Hague and started his playing career with Den Haag in 1966 as a defensive midfielder. In 1968, he and the squad won the Dutch Cup.

Dick Advocaat’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement

When it comes to Dick’s physique measurements, he stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs an undisclosed amount. Other body measurement statistics include breast size, hip size, shoe size, waist size, and more. His eyes are blue, and his hair is black and white.

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Dick Advocaat’s Profession & Career

He is a well-known player as a defensive midfielder. Dick began his career in 1966 when he joined ADO Den Haag. His first appearance for the club occurred in 1967, at the age of 21, and he made his professional debut with the club on May 21, 1967, at the age of 21. Furthermore, he made his professional debut for the club against GVAV on May 21, 1967. In 147 games, he scored seven goals. He was also a part of the squad that won the UEFA CUP in 2008.

Advocaat continued his career at Roda JC until 1973 when he transferred to VVV-Venlo. Advocaat appeared in 121 games for Roda JC and scored two goals. In 1967, he was loaned out to San Franciso Gales before signing a four-year contract with Roda JC. During that spell, he scored one goal in seven games before his loan was terminated.

After his loan year, Advocaat traveled to the United States and signed a deal with the Chicago Sting of the North American Soccer League (NASL). He departed the club after 32 games and three goals. He returned to the Netherlands, though, and began playing for his previous team Den Hang. Furthermore, he quit the squad after scoring one goal in 31 appearances. Advocaat also played for Sparta Rotterdam during the 1980-81 season. He was with the club for two years, collecting six goals in 61 games while also playing for K.Berchem Sports during the year.

Advocaat’s football career came to an end in 1984 with the club Utrecht. In addition, during the course of his 18-year career, he scored 27 goals in 543 games.

Dick Advocaat Manager Profession

Advocaat was a physical education teacher who began coaching in 1981 when his brother, Jaap, gave him the opportunity. He left the squad after four years to join HFC Haarlem, where he commanded for nearly two years. Advocaat then became manager of Schiedamse Voetbal Vereniging in 1989, and under his guidance, the club won the Eerste Divisie champions (1989-90) season and the Eredivisie (1990-1991).

Advocaat joined the Dordrecht team in 1991 and served as team leader for a year. He returned to PSV in December 1994, and the team’s first match was against Ajax on January 1, 1995, when he took over as manager. Luc Nilis and Ronaldo were trained by Advocaat. During his tenure as manager, the club won the Eredivisie and qualified for the UEFA Champions League the following year.

Advocaat has also coached a number of teams, notably Rangers, with whom he won the SPL League Cup and the Scottish Cup. He also led the squad at Borussia Monchengladbach and Zenit Saint Petersburg, and he won the UEFA Cup final. In addition, he managed the club’s AZ, Sunderland A.F.C., Fenerbache, and others.

Dick Advocaat International Career Advocaat also represented teams from the United Arab Emirates (2005), South Korea (2005-2006), Belgium (2009-2010), Russia (2010-2012), Serbia (2014), and other countries. His current teammates include Robin Van Persie, Wesley Sneijder, Quincy Promes, and others.

Dick Advocaat’s Income, Net Worth, and Awards

In terms of Dick Advocaat’s honors and nominations, he was named an Honored Coach of Russia. His net worth is believed to be $10 million as of 2020, and since he has a “UEFA Pro Licence,” his income is 15 times that of Greece coach Fernando Santos. His annual compensation from his career is €7 million.

Dick Advocaat’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

There is no specific information available regarding his marital life, wife, or children. Dick is highly astute at hiding his personal details from the media. According to rumors, he was previously married and divorced.

Quicks Facts

Full NameDirk Advocaat
Born Date27 Sep 1947
Age74 years old
Lucky Number12
Lucky StonePeridot
Lucky ColorBlue
Best Match for MarriageGemini
ProfessionFootballer, the Dutch manager
Net Worth$ 10 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack and white
Birth PlaceHague
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