Clarence Seedorf celebrates his 40th birthday

Clarence Seedorf has celebrated his 40th birthday on April 1st. The gifted Dutch midfielder has played for different European clubs among which Ajax, Real Madrid, Inter, and AC Milan. He also tried his hands at management with AC Milan recently.

Seedorf started his career with Ajax during the 1992-1993 season. He will go on and make 90 appearances for the Dutch team while scoring 11 goals. During his time at Ajax, he will win the league title twice in 1994 and 1995. He also won the Cup in 1993 and the biggest prize of all the Champions League during the 1994-1995 season.

Clarence Seedorf did not want to continue his contract with Ajax and signed a new contract with Sampdoria. He will manage to make 32 appearances for the Italian club and scored 3 goals during the process. Despite his side failing to win any silverware during the season, his good form will attract the interest of Spanish club, Real Madrid, where he stayed for 3 seasons.

He will manage to make 159 appearances for the Spanish club and scored 20 goals for them. During his time in Spain, he will win the Liga in 196-1997 as well as the Champions League in 1997-1998. He will be an important player for the Spanish club for the first three seasons until the arrival of Zinedine Zidane where he was sold to Inter.

Back to Italy, he will make 93 appearances for Inter while scoring     14 goals for them before making the switch to rivals Milan. He will enjoy some good moments with AC Milan where he played for 10 years. He will manage 431 appearances for AC Milan while scoring 63 goals. During his time at AC Milan, he won two Serie A titles as well as 2 Champions League.