Ruud van Nistelrooy, Netherlands - 44 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 44 years old. His date of birth was 1 July 1976, and he was born in Oss, 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.

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

Information about Ruud van Nistelrooy

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

Articles containing Ruud van Nistelrooy

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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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