Ruud van Nistelrooy, Netherlands - 46 years

Ruud van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) has been the proud number one top scorer 6 times, in Spain, Europe, England and Netherlands. See his wins and other positions in top scorer lists below.

Ruud van Nistelrooy (or Rutgerus Johannes Martinus van Nistelrooij as his full name is) is today 46 years old. His date of birth was 1 July 1976, and he was born in Geffen, Netherlands. His most common position on the field was striker. Ruud van Nistelrooy has also scored some goals for his national team, totally 35 goals in 70 games for his Netherlands. He stopped playing professional football in 2012.

Ruud van Nistelrooy top scorer record

League, Team Season Goals Position Age Winner/leader
 
European Championship
2008 2 6 31 David Villa
 
La Liga
2007/2008 16 8 31 Daniel Güiza
 
Champions League
2007/2008 4 12 31 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
La Liga
2006/2007 27 1 30 Ruud van Nistelrooy
 
Champions League
2006/2007 6 2 30 Kaká
 
Premier League
2005/2006 21 2 29 Thierry Henry
 
Champions League
2004/2005 8 1 28 Ruud van Nistelrooy
 
European Championship
2004 4 2 28 Milan Baros
 
Premier League
2003/2004 20 3 27 Thierry Henry
 
Champions League
2003/2004 4 10 27 Fernando Morientes
 
Premier League
2002/2003 25 1 26 Ruud van Nistelrooy
 
Champions League
2002/2003 12 1 26 Ruud van Nistelrooy
 
Premier League
2001/2002 23 2 25 Thierry Henry
 
Champions League
2001/2002 10 1 25 Ruud van Nistelrooy
 
Eredivisie
1999/2000 29 1 23 Ruud van Nistelrooy

Ruud van Nistelrooy hat-tricks

Here you find 13 hat-tricks scored by Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Date and league Match Goals
12 november 2006
La Liga 2006/2007
Osasuna - Real Madrid
1-4
4
12', 27', 45', 84'
10 september 2006
La Liga 2006/2007
Levante - Real Madrid
1-4
3
15', 60', 90'
3 november 2004
Champions League 2004/2005
Manchester United - Sparta Prague
4-1
4
14', 25', 60', 90'
27 september 2003
Premier League 2003/2004
Leicester - Manchester United
1-4
3
16', 44', 57'
3 may 2003
Premier League 2002/2003
Manchester United - Charlton
4-1
3
32', 37', 53'
22 march 2003
Premier League 2002/2003
Manchester United - Fulham
3-0
3
45', 68', 90'
23 november 2002
Premier League 2002/2003
Manchester United - Newcastle
5-3
3
38', 45', 53'
22 december 2001
Premier League 2001/2002
Manchester United - Southampton
6-1
3
1', 34', 54'
10 february 2000
Eredivisie 1999/2000
PSV Eindhoven - Ajax
4-0
3
12', 15', 83'
15 december 1999
Eredivisie 1999/2000
Ajax - PSV Eindhoven
1-3
3
38', 44', 49'
2 october 1999
Eredivisie 1999/2000
PSV Eindhoven - Sparta Rotterdam
7-0
3
25', 55', 84'
25 september 1999
Eredivisie 1999/2000
PSV Eindhoven - Willem II
6-1
3
75', 78', 90'
14 august 1999
Eredivisie 1999/2000
PSV Eindhoven - Maastricht
4-1
3
19', 56', 84'

Information about Ruud van Nistelrooy

Complete name
Rutgerus Johannes Martinus van Nistelrooij
Player position
Striker
Date of birth
1 July 1976
Place of birth
Geffen, Netherlands
Retired
2012
Height
188 cm
National team caps
70
National team goals
35
Source: Wikipedia

Articles containing Ruud van Nistelrooy

At the moment we have 4 articles where Ruud van Nistelrooy is mentioned, select an article below to read a bit more about him.

The Top Three Football Coaches
(30 July 2021)
Here is the top scorer of the European Championships 2021!
(10 June 2021)
Erling Braut Haaland - From Norway with a Midas Touch
(18 March 2021)
Champions League's top scorers ever
(5 July 2020)

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