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Dutch Football legend Wim Suurbier dies at 75. Suurbier was a key member of the 1970s squad of Netherlands (Netherlands national football team) who played in 2 World Cup finals. Suurbier also achieved the rare feat of playing in consecutive Fédération Internationale de Football Association World Cup Finals in year 1974 and 1978, that his nation lost to West Germany and Argentina. Suurbier ended his national team career spanning 12 years with 60 caps.

Football legend Suurbier also played for club Ajax Amsterdam (simply Ajax). Suurbier played 509 matches for the club and won 3 European championships from 1964 to 1977. Wim Suurbier was described by the club as the “1st modern back of the Netherlands” as well as the “king of Dutch football humour”.

Wim Suurbier Defender in a football team. He Born: 16 January 1945, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Wim Suurbier Dutch Football legend Dies