The Wedding

Ruud van Nistelrooy married his longtime girlfriend Leontine Slaats on Saturday July 10, 2004 in a private ceremony near his hometown. The couple were pronounced husband and wife around noon at the Heesch town hall in the southern Dutch province of Brabant. A small group of family and friends then attended a wedding service for the couple at the Maria Magdalena Church in the village of Geffen, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) southeast of Amsterdam. Hundreds of fans cheered as the couple arrived at the Catholic church. The bride wore a white dress, and Van Nistelrooy, who turned 28 last...

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Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Career Statistics

  Career Statistics Club League European Games Caps 93-94 FC Den Bosch 2 Games (-) 94-95 FC Den Bosch 3 Goals, 15 Games (-) 95-96 FC Den Bosch 2 Goals, 21 Games (-) 96-97 FC Den Bosch 12 Goals, 31 Games (-) 97-98 SC Heerenveen 13 Goals, 31 Games (-) 98-99 PSV Eindhoven 31 Goals, 34 Games 6 Goals, 7 Games (CL) 1 Goals, 5 Games   99-00 PSV Eindhoven 29 Goals, 23 Games 3 Goals, 8 Games (CL) 2 Games   00-01 PSV Eindhoven 2 Goals,...

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Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Career History and Information

Current Team :   Real Madrid Position:   Forward Squad Number   17 Man United Debut :   19/8/2001 Fulham (H) Preferred Foot:   Right International Caps:   54 International Goals:   28 Club History   Club Joined Left Fee Den Bosch 1993 1997   Heerenveen 1997 1998   PSV Eindhoven 1998 01/07/01   Manchester United 01/07/01 27/07/2006 £ 19m Real Madrid...

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Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Profile

  Full Name:   Rutgerus Johannes Martinius Ruud van Nistelrooy Nick Name:   ‘Van The Man’ Birthplace:   1st Jul 1976, Oss, Holland Place Of Upbringing:   Geffen, Holland Nationality:   Netherlands Languages:   Dutch, English, German, French Height:   188cm – 6ft 2in Weight:   79.37kg – 12st 7lb Shoe Size:   10½ Brother:   Ron Sister:   Anneke Marital Status:   Married to Leontien Slaats Date of Marriage:   10th July...

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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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