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Marc Overmars
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Personal information
Full name Marc Overmars
Date of birth 29 March 1973 (1973-03-29) (age 47)
Place of birth    Emst, Netherlands Netherlands
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current club Netherlands Ajax (Director of Football)
Youth clubs
1978–1987
1987–1990
Netherlands SV Epe
Netherlands Go Ahead Eagles
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1990-1991
1991-1992
1992-1997
1997-2000
2000-2004
2008-2009
Total
Netherlands Go Ahead Eagles
Netherlands Willem II
Netherlands Ajax
England Arsenal
Flag of Spain Barcelona
Netherlands Go Ahead Eagles
011 00(1)
031 00(1)
135 0(36)
101 0(25)
099 0(15)
024 00(0)
401 0(78)   
National team
1993-2004 Netherlands Netherlands 086 0(17)

Marc Overmars (born 29 March 1973) is a Dutch former footballer and Director of Football at AFC Ajax. He is best known as a right-footed left winger, although he is able to use both his feet with equal precision and power. Known for his speed, Overmars' nicknames included "the Roadrunner" or its famous sound "meep-meep."

Honours

Clubs

Ajax

Arsenal

Individual

  • Dutch Football Talent of the Year: 1992
  • Dutch Golden Shoe Winner: 1993
  • FIFA World Cup Best Young Player: 1994
  • AFC Ajax Player of the Year: 1996

External links

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Netherlands – 1994 FIFA World Cup

1. De Goey 2. F. de Boer 3. Rijkaard 4. Koeman 5. Rob Witschge 6. Wouters 7. Overmars 8. Jonk 9. R. de Boer 10. Bergkamp 11. Roy 12. Bosman 13. Van der Sar 14. Van Gobbel 15. Blind 16. Numan 17. Taument 18. Valckx 19. Van Vossen 20. Winter 21. De Wolf 22. Snelders

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Netherlands – 1998 FIFA World Cup

1. van der Sar 2. Reiziger 3. Stam 4. F. de Boer 5. Numan 6. Jonk 7. R. de Boer 8. Bergkamp 9. Kluivert 10. Seedorf 11. Cocu 12. Zenden 13. Ooijer 14. Overmars 15. Bogarde 16. Davids 17. van Hooijdonk 18. de Goey 19. van Bronckhorst 20. Winter 21. Hasselbaink 22. Hesp

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Netherlands – UEFA Euro 2000

1. van der Sar 2. Reiziger 3. Stam 4. F. de Boer 5. Zenden 6. Seedorf 7. Cocu 8. Davids 9. Kluivert 10. Bergkamp 11. Overmars 12. van Bronckhorst 13. Konterman 14. van Vossen 15. Bosvelt 16. R. de Boer 17. van Hooijdonk 18. de Goey 19. Numan 20. Winter 21. Makaay 22. Westerveld

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Netherlands – UEFA Euro 2004

1. van der Sar 2. Reiziger 3. Stam 4. Bouma 5. van Bronckhorst 6. Cocu 7. van der Meyde 8. Davids 9. Kluivert 10. van Nistelrooy 11. van der Vaart 12. Makaay 13. Westerveld 14. Sneijder 15. F. de Boer 16. Overmars 17. van Hooijdonk 18. Heitinga 19. Robben 20. Seedorf 21. Bosvelt 22. Zenden 23. Waterreus

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