Previous defender for Sparta Rotterdam, AFC Ajax as well as the Dutch nationwide team, who earned five Dutch Eredivisie Championships in local play. He produced his professional debut with Sparta on August 29, 1979. He became the initial Dutch participant to earn all international membership competitions recognized by UEFA and FIFA. His kid Daley became a specialist soccer participant for AFC Ajax. He and previous Netherlands middle Jaap Stam had been both called Man from the Match in the Intercontinental Glass.