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Ruud Gullit was one of the all time great attacking midfielders, noted for his creativity and for his heading ability. Gullit's career began at Haarlem before he moved, aged 20 to Feyenoord where he won the Dutch Championship in 1984. He then went to PSV Eindhoven and won two further championship titles.
In 1987 he moved to AC Milan for a world record £6.5 million where he enjoyed the most successful years of his career. Gullit won the European Cup in 1989 and 1990 (when he scored twice in the final) as well as three Italian league titles.
In 1987 he was voted European Footballer of the Year. Gullit also captained Holland to the European Championship in 1988. In total he played 66 times for his country, scoring 16 goals.