Clarence Seedorf scored eleven goals in 87 appearances for the Dutch senior national team over the course of a 14-year period. He was in the Dutch team from 1994 to 2008.

A young Clarence Seedorf was handed his Dutch senior team call-up on December 14, 1994. He played his first game for the team against Luxembourg at the age of 18 and he went on to score during the match as he helped the Dutch team to a 5-0 victory over lowly Luxembourg in what was a qualifier ahead of the 1996 European Championship. Read more »


Dutchman Clarence Seedorf began his professional football career at Ajax Amsterdam in his homeland. Seedorfwas a product of the popular Ajax Amsterdam Academy and he started his career as a right-sided midfielder in the early 90s. He made his professional debut in Ajax colours as a teenager in 1992. Clarence Seedorf was aged 16 years and 242 days when he played his first game for Ajax during the Legaue game against Groningen thus making him the youngest player ever to represent the Dutch Eredivisie giants at the time.

Clarence Seedorf wasted no time in establishing himself as a first-team regular at Ajax under the watchful eyes of manager Louis Van Gaal. In his second season in the Ajax first team, he helped his team win three major trophies namely the Dutch Super Cup, the Dutch Cup and the Dutch Eredivisie title. While he was at Ajax, Seedorf lined up alongside his idol Frank Rijkaard. Read more »


The winter transfer window has opened for over three weeks and clubs have a little over one week to bolster their squad before the window ends. Premier League side Leeds United have been constantly depleted due to injuries. Despite the numerous injuries suffered to important first team players, Leeds United have not resorted to thecurrent transfer window to solve their lack of first team players. In the absence of new signings, Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa can completely turn to the young players such as Lewis Bate until injured players such as England international Kalvin Philips, club skipper Liam Cooper and Patrick Bamford can return to full fitness.

The aforementioned Bate has been likened to Dutch football legend Clarence Seedorf, a multiple Champions League winners. Clarence Seedorf is theonly player to win the Champions League title with three different teams. He won the Champions League title at Ajax Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Spanish team Real Madrid and Italian club AC Milan.
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Dutchman Clarence Seedorf has cast doubts over the ability of Inter Milan to record success this season after he revealed that the Nerazzuri lacked the necessary clinical edge. Clarence Seedorf talked about his former club in an exclusive interview with Italian newspaper Gazzettadello Sport ahead of the Milan Derby in the league this month.

Clarence Seedorf made comparisons between Inter Milan and AC Milan as he talked about the Milan Derby. The ex-Dutch international didn’t only turn out for the Nerazzuri as he also featured for AC Milan. As a matter of fact, he became an accomplished player during his time as a Milan player under the guidance of Italian tactician Carlo Ancelotti. He was an important member of the Milan squad that won two Champions League titles with Ancelotti.
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Clarence Seedorf began his professional career with Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax Amsterdam as a teenager and he was one of many young players in the Ajax team that saw off a more experienced AC Milan side in the 1995 Champions League final to win the competition under the guidance of Dutchman Louis Van Gaal.

Patrick Kluivert was the hero for Ajax Amsterdam as he scored late in the game to propel Ajax Amsterdam to a 1-0 win in the final at the expense of an AC Milan side who came into the game as defending champions. Milan became the Champions League holders thanks to the thumping 4-0 win over a star-studded Barcelona side during the 1994 Champions League final. In the 1995 Champions League final, Nigerian striker Kanu Nwankwo came on for Clarence Seedorf on 53 minutes and he was one of the main catalyst for the win.
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Retired UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was slow and calculative during his time in the Octagon but that doesn’t mean he has no speed in his locker. Nurmagomedov showed his pace while playing football with Clarence Seedorfin Dubai earlier this year.

Clarence Seedorf was one of the best midfielders on the European football scene during his time as a professional footballer. Ex-Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Ajax Amsterdam starSeedorf represented the Netherlands at several major tournaments. Nurmagomedov was filmed playing football alongside Clarence Seedorf who was the favourite player of his late father. Read more »


Retired Dutch national team midfielder Clarence Seedorf signed for Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid from Sampdoria in the Italian Serie A in 1996 and he was a regular for the most successful team on the European football stage for the first three seasons.

In his first season as a Real Madrid player, he helped the team regain the Spanish La Liga title from city rivals Atletico Madrid. Clarence Seedorf became a Champions League winner for the second time in his career during his second season at Real Madrid.
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Clarence Seedorf was an important player during the golden generation at Ajax Amsterdam in the 90s under the guidance of Dutch tactician Louis Van Gaal. He was called up to the Dutch national team ahead of the game with Luxembourg. The Luxembourg clash was a qualifier ahead of the 1996 European Championship on English soil. Clarence Seedorf scored one of the goals as the Netherlands thrashed Luxembourg 5-0.

Seedorf and the Dutch team qualified for the Euro ’96 tournament in England. The Netherlands qualified for the quarterfinals before Clarence Seedorf missed the decisive penalty during the shootout against France. The French team moved to the semi-finalsof the tournament ahead of the Dutch team.
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Dutch football icon Clarence Seedorf has provided an effective way to end hate speech in football. According to him, players who cover their mouth while speaking to referees and rival officials should be booked.

Clarence Seedorfgave the blueprint on ending hate speech in the game while addressing a council of Europe meeting on combating hate speech last month. According to him, sanctioning players that cover their mouth is a simple step to ending hate speech in football.
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Football legend Clarence Seedorf has suggested that some players need to start getting sanctioned for certain of the actions they exhibit on the pitch of play. He said he would like to see that there is a penalty for players who cover their mouth when they want to talk to opponents on the field, as the penalty would help curb cases of racism. He also said that the sanction should be very immediate without any deliberations so that it would be perceived as more serious.

In a particular UEFA Europa League match between Slavia Prague and Rangers, it was reported that one of the Slavia players, a defender, allegedly abused an opposition player from the Rangers team racially. The match took place last month and the Rangers player who was said to be abused is Glen Kamara.
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