Ruud van Nistelrooy

Where is Ruud van Nistelrooy now?

One of the most prolific strikers in Premier League history, Ruud van Nistelrooy retired from the game after helping Malaga achieve Champions League qualification at the end of the 2012-2013 season.

In 2013 he embarked on the road to management by starting his coaching badges at former club PSV Eindhoven whilst managing their under 17’s team.

Ruud van Nistelrooy has appeared on numerous TV stations since retiring and was an analyst for ESPN’s coverage of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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After the World Cup, Ruud van Nistelrooy joined up with Guus Hiddink and the Netherlands national team as one of his assistant managers.

In 2015 van Nistelrooy’s Premier League record of scoring in 10 consecutive games was beaten by Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy. His record had stood for 12 years.

van Nistelrooy also owns a not for profit football academy which operates over five locations in Holland

In 2016 van Nistelrooy left his post with the Dutch national team and rejoined his former side PSV Eindhoven as attacking coach for their under 17’s, under 19’s and reserve teams.

Since April 2017, van Nistelrooy has been working with the first team as a strikers coach.

Follow Ruud van Nistelrooy on Twitter @RvN1776

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