Feyenoord RotterdamFeyenoord Rotterdam
is a popular Dutch football club
from the city of Rotterdam
. It was previously named Feijenoord Rotterdam
, after the Feijenoord district of south Rotterdam, but the club internationalised its name in the 1970s
. The club was founded on July 19
The supporters of Feyenoord are said to be one of the most loyal supporter groups, and are nicknamed Het Legioen, Dutch for The Legion.
The club's Feijenoord Stadium is nicknamed De Kuip, Dutch for The Tub, and is one of the major European stadiums. It has 50,000 seats and has hosted a record of 9 UEFA Cup finals. It is located in the district Feijenoord in the south of Rotterdam.
There are two other professional football teams from Rotterdam, namely Sparta and Excelsior. Together with Ajax and PSV, Feyenoord belongs to the top clubs of the Netherlands.
- League winner: 1924, 1928, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1969, 1971, 1974, 1984, 1993, 1999.
- Cup winner: 1930, 1935, 1965, 1969, 1980, 1984, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995.
- Supercup: 1991, 1999.
Famous Feyenoord players:
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- Erik de Ruyter
- Willem van Hanegem
- Giovanni van Bronckhorst
- Ruud Gullit
- Pierre van Hooijdonk
- Ove Kindvall
- Coen Moulijn
- Shinji Ono