Van Basten admits that departure from the Dutch team ‘not chic’ was


Van Basten admits that departure from the Dutch team ‘not chic’ was

Marco van Basten admits that it’s not chic was time to leave as assistant coach of the Dutch national team.

The two-time fifa world player of the year, in October 2016, a job at FIFA, despite the fact that his contract still went through with the KNVB.

“I can understand that many people faced difficulties,” said Van Basten Sunday in the tv-program The Table of Kees. “It was not polite to leave.”

The 52-year-old Van Basten joined the wereldvoeltbalbond employed as Chief Officer for Technical Development, a feature in which he deals with the renewal of the game under the rules of the game. “I think this is a nicer job than the Dutch national team, despite the fact that I’ve worked with Danny Blind.”


“But people should not forget that I joined the Dutch national team also came in while I was elsewhere in the service”, refers to Van Basten on his departure from AZ, where he as an assistant to John van den Brom worked. “I got my contract last year, incidentally, was redeemed, so the KNVB has had no problems.”

The 58-fold international was between 2004 and 2008 coach of the Orange, and undertook two years ago as an assistant coach to the Dutch national team. Previously, he was head coach of Ajax, sc Heerenveen and AZ.

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