Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Biography Part 3

Controversy at Manchester United On February 26, Van Nistelrooy was an unused substitute at Manchester United’s League Cup final against Wigan Athletic. His place in the line-up was given to Louis Saha, who scored the second goal in a 4-0 win. This caused lots of controversy but the player declined claims that he has had a rift with manager Sir Alex Ferguson. He was also left on the bench for six consecutive matches and suffered a goal drought, as he was not getting in the starting line up. However, in the following game against West Ham, Van Nistelrooy returned to the Manchester...

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Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Biography Part 2

Breaking a Premiership record by scoring in eight consecutive league games, top scorer in the season’s Champions League and joining the elite few United forwards to ever score over 20 league goals in a season: Considering he didn’t play for almost a year with injury, Ruud had an amazing first season at Old Trafford. Goals Galore But, if the first year was amazing, Ruud’s second season at Old Trafford topped even that. Goals, goals, goals – 44 in total in all competitions including three hat-tricks and 12 penalties. Hat-tricks against Newcastle, Charlton and Fulham...

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Ruud van Nistelrooy Biography Part 1

Ruud van Nistelrooy (full name Rutgerus Johannes Martinus van Nistelrooij , born July 1 , 1976 in Oss , North Brabant , Netherlands ) Ruud is a Dutch football player currently playing for Manchester United . He wears the number 10 for Manchester United and number 9 for Holland team.. Ruud is a natural striker with phenomenal finishing. He has great instinct inside the penalty box. He is also a regular penalty taker. And has exceptional agility and balance for his height of 1.88 m 6 ft 2 in), which is often credited to his previous training in gymnastics. He scores very frequently for...

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