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Saturday, 29 November 2014

Holland 1998 - No.8 Bergkamp.

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Dennis Bergkamp once said "Behind every kick of the ball there has to be a thought". Its a simple football philosophy and would help mark him out for legendary status for club and country.
A true giant of the game, he is respected and admired by football fans everywhere, whatever their allegiance.
One of the Premierships first genuine superstars, Bergkamp will be remembered as one of the most influential figures in its history.


As a youngster, Bergkamp learned from the Dutch master Johan Cruyff at Ajax, and it was apparent. He has been described by writer Jan Mulder as having "the finest technique" of any Dutch international and a "dream for a striker" by teammate Thierry Henry.
With the Netherlands, Bergkamp surpassed Faas Wilkes's record to become the country's top goalscorer of all time in 1998, a record later eclipsed by Patrick Kluivert and Robin van Persie.


Bergkamp's imagination was his gift and his curse. It elevated him above his peers, but it is also meant he was in danger of driving himself round the bend aiming for something that he could not explain and which might not even exist.
The perfectionist's perfectionist summed it up with "There's a tremendous pleasure in doing something that someone else couldn't see."


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The non-flying Dutchman scored three times in the 1998 World Cup.
These included a memorable winning goal in the final minute of the quarterfinal against Argentina. He took one touch to control a long 60-yard aerial pass from Frank de Boer, brought the ball down through Argentine defender Roberto Ayala's legs, and finally finished by firing a volley with the outside of his right foot, past the keeper at a tight angle from the right. The goal, cited by Bergkamp as his favourite ever.

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