What is Former Dutch Football Player Dick Advocaat Net Worth? Current Dutch National Team Manager
Dirk Advocaat is a Dutch former football player. Currently, he works as a manager for the Netherlands national team. He was a successful football player as well as coach, including three stints with the Netherlands national team. He has played for many clubs including Den Haag, San Francisco Gales, Roda JC, VVV-Venlo, Chicago Sting, Den Haag, Sparta Rotterdam, K. Berchem Sports, and Utrecht, etc as a midfielder, defender.
What is Dick Advocaat Net Worth & Salary?
The former Dutch football player who is current Dutch manager, Dick Advocaat has an estimated net worth of around $10 million as of 2019. From his professional career, he earns around €7 million as a yearly salary. Similarly, he is a “UEFA Pro Licence.”
He has played for different teams throughout his 18 years of playing career. He earned fame and name through his professional career. Similarly, he had played for different teams like ADO Den Haag, San Francisco Gales, VVV-Venlo, Chicago Sting and many more.
Also, he has bought a luxurious house in The Hague, Netherlands. He earned 15 times more salary than Fernando Santos coach of Greece. Similarly, he was a sponsor by “Puma” which is his favorite brand. Dick Advocaat will surely increase the net worth as he is active in his professional career.
A career as a Player
Dick Advocaat plays as a midfielder defensive during his active days. He is one of the well-recognized players around the global. He started his professional career in 1966 after joining ADO Den Haag. At the age of 21 years, he made debut for his club in the year 1967.
In his appearances for different clubs, he has scored 7 goals in his 147 games. Also, He is the champion of the 2008 UEFA CUP as a member of his team. In the year 1866, he has honorary citizenship of Saint Petersburg, making him the city’s first foreign honorary citizen after winning the Dutch Cup with the team.
In the year 1967, he sent on loan to San Francisco Gales. Before ending his loan deal, he has scored one goal in his 7 match appearances. After that, in 1973 he signed a four-year deal with Roda JC. He scores 2 goals for the club in which he has made a total of 113 appearances.
On July 1, 1977, he transferred to VVV-Venlo. After 2 years, he left the club scoring 6 goals in 74 appearances.
Advocaat signed a contract with Chicago Sting for North American Soccer League (NASL) after he moved to the USA. In the NASL he scored 3 goals for his team and left the club after making 32 appearances.
After playing in the USA, he returned to the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, he played for his former club Den Haag. For his former club, he scored 1 goal in 11 matches.
In the year 1980, he joined his ex-club, Chicago Sting. For the Chicago Sting club, he played 11 matches just scoring 1 goal for his team.
For the 1980-81 season, we have seen him playing for Sparta Rotterdam. For Sparta Rotterdam club he scored 6 goals in his 61 appearances in two years with the club. Also, he played for K.Berchem Sports only for a year.
In the year 1984, he decided to end his professional with the team Utrecht. In his 18 years of professional career, he scored 27 goals in 543 appearances as a football player.
Netherlands National Team
In the year 1984, he held the position of assistant manager for the Netherlands national team for about three years. He has also worked with numerous national teams including Russia, Belgium, South Korea, Netherlands, U.A.E, Serbia, etc.
Again he re-joined the national team after three years of gap in the same position as an assistant manager. Because of hard work, the Netherlands officially revealed him as their new manager. As a manager of the national team on June 9th, 2017, he made his debut against Luxembourg was at the World Cup qualifier.
He has represented his national team of U.A. E in 2005, South Korea from 2005 to 2006 Belgium from 2009 to 2010, Russia from 2010 to 2012, Serbia in 2014, and many more.
A Career as a Manager
With DSVP, Dick Advocaat started his managerial career offered by his brother, Jaap. He joined HFC Haarlem in 1987 after working four years with the previous team. In the year 1989, he transferred to Schiedamse Voetbal Vereniging as a manager.
Under his management, the team won the Eerste Divisie champions (1989-90) season and Eredivisie (1990-1991). At the end of 1991, he transferred to Dordrecht and led the team for a year. When he became the manager for PSV in December 1994, his team first match came against Ajax on January 1, 1995.
He has coached players like Luc Nilis and Ronaldo at the club. His team honored with the Eredivisie title and qualified for the UEFA Champions League when he was a manager. As a manager, his numerous clubs have won SPL League Cup and Scottish Cup under his leadership.
Similarly, under his leadership, his team won the 2008 UEFA Cup Final. He has become the manager of the club likes AZ, Sunderland A.F.C, Fenerbahce and many more.