Legends Database

Frank Rijkaard

Frank RIJKAARD

Defensive Midfielder

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Overall RATING
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Attacking Skills
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Playmaking
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Defending Skills

Other Positions

CM – CD

190cm x 89kg; Right Footed; Prime 1988 – 1992

Physical Skills

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Acceleration
76%
Agility
74%
Balance
81%
Jump
88%
Natural Fitness
83%
Speed
84%
Stamina
90%
Strength
92%

Technical Skills

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Ball Control
85%
Dribbling
78%
Free Kicks
77%
Heading
87%
Long Passing
86%
Shooting Accuracy
76%
Shooting Power
87%
Shooting Technique
77%
Short Passing
86%

Tactical Skills

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Defensive Positioning
88%
Off the ball
78%
Teamwork
90%

Mental Skills

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Anticipation
85%
Concentration
86%
Consistency
87%
Determination
90%
Leadership
85%
Vision
85%

Attacking Skills

Finishing
78%

Defensive Skills

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Marking
82%
Sliding
78%
Tackling
88%

Info Box

– Formed an amazing Dutch trio at Milan with Van Basten and Gullit
A powerful, tenacious and all-around midfielder

– Moves into channels
– Shoots with power

Additional Skills

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Crossing
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Creativity
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Penalties
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Versatility
  • Beast

  • Complete Midfielder

A powerful, versatile, and eclectic midfielder, capable of playing in all midfield roles and as a central defender, Rijkaard was an incredibly physically strong player, with great competitive ferocity, no weaknesses, and a great vision of the game.
He was a key player for the great Milan team under Sacchi and Ajax, as well as for the Dutch national team, European champions in 1988.