What is Guus Hiddink doing? Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

August 23, 2018What is Guus Hiddink doing? Bio: Career, Net worth, Personal life, Early life, Facts

Who is Guus Hiddink?

Guus Hiddink is considered as one of the best managers of his generations. He is a football manager and former football player. Of now, he is the manager of China national under-21 football team. Prior, he has played as the midfielder for the Netherlands and played for sides likely, De Graafschap, and NEC Nijmegen.

How did Guus Hiddink start his Career?

Hiddink started his football career as the player of the local Varsseveld football club. Then, he took up coaching as an assistant manager at the De Graafschap followed by PSV Eindhoven. His coaching career picked up the steam when he was the head coach at PSV. He became the cult hero when the team won three titles the Dutch Cup, the Dutch league Eredivisie and the UEFA Champions League in 1988.

For four years, Hiddink became the Netherlands national team supremo. He assisted the squad to reach the UEFA Euro 1996 quarter-finals and finished in fourth place in the FIFA World Cup's 1998. Apart from his native Netherlands, Hiddink has coached the international national teams of Australian, South Korean, Russian and Turkish. Must say, he has very impressive coaching skills which are evident from the performances of the team he has coached of.

Hiddink took over Turkish Fenerbahçe, Real Betis, Spanish Valencia, and giant Real Madrid. Then, the Dutch specialist was offered with a lucrative contract with a promising Russian side Anzhi. He guided the team to bronze medals of the Premier League. He also became the caretaker at Chelsea for one season, 2015-16 season. Now, he is the coach of China’s national under-21 football team.

What can be the Net worth of Guus Hiddink?

Spending the long career as the football player, coach of different national teams plus football clubs, Hiddink has made $18 million fortune. His entire net worth is built through his football career. It is known, he is living in a house of Belgium which is assumed to be worth millions.

Who is in the Personal Life of Guus Hiddink?

Guus Hiddink likes to keep his personal life away from all the limelight and has successfully done so. However, it is known he is a married man. He is married to wife, Liesbeth Pinas. The couple doesn't have children as per the sources which are yet to confirm. All in all, the pair is living a happy life together since there are no any rumors of divorce or affairs.

How was the Early Life of Guus Hiddink?

The Dutch coach Guus Hiddink was born on November 8, 1946, in Varsseveld, the Netherlands. As of 2018, he is age 71 years old. He was born to father Gerhardus Hiddink and mother Jo Hiddink. His nationality is Dutch. He had an interest in football since his young age, so he used to play for different local teams.

Facts about Guus Hiddink

Not much info is revealed of Guus Hiddink. Even more, he doesn't use Twitter and Instagram.


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