Dennis Bergkamp
Dennis
Bergkamp
Position:Striker
Height:1.85 m
Date of birth:10 May 1969
Age:49 years old
Place of birth:Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nationality:Dutch

Biography

Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp was a striker for both Arsenal and the Dutch national team. He joined Arsenal from Internazionale in 1995. Dennis Bergkamp retired from football after the 2005-2006 season, and is currently assistant-manager to Frank de Boer at Ajax in Amsterdam.

His testimonial game on 22 July 2006 was also the first game at the newly built Emirates Stadium. The game was between Arsenal and Dennis Bergkamp’s old club Ajax, and saw the Gunners win 2-1.

Dennis Bergkamp was given a number of nicknames during his time at Arsenal. Fans called him ‘The Iceman’ or ‘The Non-Flying Dutchman’ (due to his fear of flying) for example. Bergkamp will always be remembered by fans worldwide for his incredible technique, passing and vision. Dennis Bergkamp is regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation, and was inducted to the English Football Hall Of Fame in 2007 as a result.

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Image Credits: Paul & Aline Burland, CC BY-SA 2.0 license.