Feyenoord Rotterdam football club is the most popular Dutch professional league team located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The club was officially founded on July 19, 1908. Feyenoord is ranked amongst the top 5 teams in Netherland, currently playing in the Dutch top-flight, Eredivisie. Feyenoord have a strong football history with many great moments in it. The club has won 14 Dutch Championships, 11 Dutch Cups and 2 Dutch Supercups including European Cup, two UEFA Cups and the International Cup.
Feyenoord Rotterdam football club has a long history in winning the major trophies. The club is performing in the Dutch top-flight since 1917 and won the first Eredivisie title in 1923/24 season, since then they are participating in the top division regularly without any relegation to second division. If we take a look into club’s performance records over the past few years, we will witness some of the best moments of football played over years in Netherlands.
Not only in Netherlands, but all over the world Feyenoord FC have a huge fan followeing. They opened a fan shop in the center of Tokyo, Japan when Shinji Ono was a key player at the club, and also in South Korea when Song Chong-Gug played for Feyenoord.
- Eredivisie: 14
1923–24, 1927–28, 1935–36, 1937–38, 1939–40, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1964–65, 1968–69, 1970–71, 1973–74, 1983–84, 1992–93, 1998–99
- KNVB Cup: 11
1929–30, 1934–35, 1964–65, 1968–69, 1979–80, 1983–84, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1993–94, 1994–95, 2007–08
- Johan Cruijff-schaal: 2
- European Cup
- Winners: 1969–70
- Intercontinental Cup
- Winners: 1970
- UEFA Cup
- Winners: 1973–74, 2001–02
- UEFA Super Cup
- Runners-up: 2002
Feyenoord Rotterdamn football club is a Dutch professional League team Located in the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands. Ferynoord FC is regarded as one of the most successful league teams in Netherlands and are ranked amongst the top three names of Netherlands along with Ajax football club and PSV Eindhoven FC. These three clubs have won almost every Eredivisie title since 1965 and never been relegated to the Second Division. Feyenoord Rotterdamn has won countless trophies in the history of clubs’ football. They have won fourteen Dutch Championships, eleven Dutch Cups and two Dutch Supercups to go with the European Cup, two UEFA Cups and the intercontinental Cup.
Feyenoord football club plays home matches at “Feijenoord Stadion (aka De Kuip)” having capacity of 52,000 spectators. Their official home kit is Red and White combination jersey with Black shorts, while they play away games with Light Blue jersey with Black shorts. ASR Verzekeringen are the main sponsors of Feyenoord Rotterdamn and Puma is the official sponsor of shirt producer.
Feyenoord Rotterdamn football club was established in July 19, 1908 and since then they are the regular contenders of Dutch Top-Division ‘Eredivisie’. They won the first Eredivisie title in 1923/24 season and in 1998/99 season it was the last time they won the title. On international level, they won the first UEFA Cup title in 1973/74 and repeated in 2001/2002 season, after that they named many titles on their name including European Cup in 1969/70 season, Intercontinental Cup in 1979 and UEFA Super Cup in 2002.
Feyenoord Rotterdamn FC came 4th last season on the Erdedivisie season 2009/10 and currently facing a lot of problems with their foam, playing on the 10th position of Eredivise table 2010/11 season. Dick van Well, the chairman of the club, and Coach Mario Been are really trying their best to bring their side back to the top level by making few changes in the squad and buying new players.
Ronaldo was born on 22 September 1976 into a humble family in the Rio de Janeiro suburb of Bento Ribeiro under the name Luis Nazario de Lima. Driven by his childhood hero Zico, the youngster enters football early in his life. Nazario gets his big break at the age of 17 when he is called up by Brazil’s senior national team. He performs well and is selected for his country’s World cup squad. Because of his tender age, the young Ronaldo is kept as a substitute and watches on as his team wins the 1994 World Cup. Ronaldo’s international appearances help him get noticed by European club PSV Eindhoven. He moves to PSV and instantly becomes top scorer of the Dutch league.
He has graced the world’s best national football team, not to mention several of its leading sides with his unique talents; he has served as a peace ambassador for the United Nations. At 32, Ronaldo has become one of the biggest celebrities in the world.
Overall, in two seasons in Holland he totaled a breathtaking 66 goals from 71 appearances. It did not go unnoticed elsewhere, and in the summer of 1996 he was signed by Spanish giants, Barcelona. During his one season with Barca, Ronaldo won the Spanish Super Cup, the Spanish Cup and the European Cup Winner’s Cup. Ronaldo scored 49 times in 68 games for Inter, and helped them to win the UEFA Cup in 1988. During the 1997/98 season he set a new benchmark for strikers in Italy, finishing the campaign with the best goal-per-game average in the history of Serie A.
In 2006, Ronaldo traveled to his fourth consecutive World Cup finals with Brazil, knowing that he stood just two goals away from equaling Gerd Muller’s record of 14 goals in the tournament. In 2007, Ronaldo returned to Italy once more, this time to sign for AC Milan, in the hope that he might rekindle the success that led the Italian media to label him Fenomeno.