Willem van Hanegem was born on February 20, 1944 in the Zeeland town of Breskens. William was the son of shrimp fisherman Lo Hanegem's and Anna van Grol. During a bombing by the Allies on Breskens on September 11, 1944 were both William's father, brother and sister were killed. Mother Anna moved in 1946 with her family to Utrecht, where William grew up. Willems biggest hobby was football, and he was therefore found very frequently on the street. He also often looked at the training of the local club Velox. He stood behind the goal, and the shot missed balls back on the field. His wonderful way of fire fell on the coach that William asked to play football at Velox Velox and thus became his first football. All within half a year Willem was part of the first team Velox.
After four years Velox having played Willem was spotted by amateur Xerxes Rotterdam, where he played football for two seasons. After this period, Willem offered a contract in 1968 with the biggest Dutch football club Feyenoord. Here he soon grew into big favorite. William was not exactly to his speed, but as he always said, 'You do not have to be fast, but if you leave on time ??. Where many of Hanegem's well to remember was bringing down his opponents. An old teammate William said about this ?? I was once kicked by one half Toenaer of MVV. William promised me to solve that problem. Two minutes later Toenaer lay on a stretcher. ??
His greatest success at Feyenoord won Hanegem 1970, when he was on May 6 with Feyenoord first Dutch club ever won the European Cup. In the same year also saw the World Cup by beating Argentina's Estudiantes. In 1974 Feyenoord won the European Cup II.
Ben Wijnstekers remembers how, as a little man was faced with the great Willem van Hanegem ?? I gave a good pass than any good it does not, I gave a bad pass then it was wrong. I thought he did not like me. William later said to me: As long as I still cuss at you, I see you sit in ??. Wilfred Genee presenter Voetbal International said later ?? I know Jan Wouters, yet no darling, Jan Water Lander was named as William him regularly to cry to rotten scolded. Mario Been has also more than once in tears, went home. ?? Years later alluded to Hanegem's out that one of his most important games lost because he was busier humiliate his opponent than the contest itself ?? That day I wanted to really ... ?? He tries not to humiliate the word, but after some pulling and pushing, he admits ?? I wish they piepelen, yes. And that cost us the victory. ??
During his heyday at Feyenoord Willem van Hanegem also played for the Dutch national team, which he lost the final of the World Championship in 1974. Also in 1976 was Hanegem's of the party during the European Championship. In 1978 he was selected again for the World Cup, but he expected to sit mostly on the bench, and told himself.
Willem van Hanegem remained at Feyenoord until 1976, where he in 1972 the way was the first footballer in the Dutch professional football received a yellow card. After Feyenoord left of Hanegem's to play soccer at AZ'67. Through his boundless popularity led to much disappointment among the Feyenoord fans. After three years AZ'67 having played Willem played football one season for the American Chicago Sting. After his return to the Netherlands to play soccer from Hanegem's three seasons for FC Utrecht, after which he returned to his great love Feyenoord. After two seasons, he finished his football career in 1983. From this time Hanegem's has little money, and friends are organizing a charity match at De Kuip. The tax authorities took generously ?? Because of his merits for the country ?? The net proceeds were distributed: 900 000 guilders. During this last game Hanegem's Willem van was symbolically by referee CHARLES CORVER sent with a red card on the field. He was then among loud cheers worn by his teammates on the shoulders of the field.
Immediately after van Hanegem quit football, he was assistant coach at Feyenoord coach Thijs Libregts in the season 1983-1984. In this successful season Feyenoord won both the Championship and the National Cup, including players like Johan Cruyff and Ruud Gullit. After leaving Feyenoord William was assistant coach at FC Utrecht, and then head coach of FC Wageningen and USV Holland. Both were Willem van Hanegem only one active season as head coach. After his time at USV was William again moved to Feyenoord, to be here between 1992 and 1995 head coach of Feyenoord 1. In 1993 graduated from Hanegem's with Feyenoord the league title, and in 1994 and 1995 he won the National Cup. Despite these prices William was fired in 1995 at Feyenoord because of disappointing results.
After Feyenoord Willem van Hanegem was in 1995 coach at Al Hilal in Saudi Arabia. In one season he was here trainer he won the league title and the Arab European Cup After one season Hanegem's loved it again seen, and returned to the Netherlands. Here he trained for two years AZ, Sparta and one year between 2002 and 2004 he was assistant of the Dutch national team under coach Dick Advocaat. After this period, decided to quit Willem van Hanegem as football coach. He was at this time a regular on TV as a football analyst, and wrote columns for the newspaper.
When FC Utrecht in July 2007 by William knocked he decided to go back on his decision. The first season went well, but the second season turned into a complete fiasco. All four assistant coaches were dismissed in October 2008, followed by Hanegem's for some time called in sick. He was replaced at this time by his new assistant, Ton du Chatinier. Eventually Hanegem's of December 2008 was also dismissed. According to the club there was no longer a basis in order to continue the cooperation. This decision also followed by some very critical remarks of Hanegem's in the media. Here he named Frans van Seumeren, since April 2008 the new owner of FC Utrecht, a submarine that does not know how to drive a club. "
Since 2008, see Willem van Hanegem as an analyst for Eredivisie Live, and he still writes columns for the AD. Since 2012 he has again been seen several times in the TV program Voetbal International. After a time to have had a fight Willem van Hanegem and Johan Derksen their quarrel recently settled. In January 2012 took over from Hanegem Derksen again a fool of you by making a parody of the commercial Derksen for the Dutch energy company. In March 2014 took Hanegem again strongly points to Wilfred Genee, the presenter of VI. Genee thought that William had a job at Feyenoord 'angled'. Willem van Hanegem would fulfill an advisory role with Feyenoord go, but made in July 2014 announced here anyway to abandon. Van Hanegem had the feeling that not everyone thought it was a good idea.
In 1963 Willem van Hanegem married Hilda. Hilda quickly became one of the best known and most loved women in football history. However, during a photo shoot in 1983 William met the thirteen years younger supermodel Marianna Beuningerstraat whom he instantly fell in love. Willem: "If you had told me a month before I would leave, I would have replied, you're out of your head," he said years later. "And yet it happens. It happens to you and then it hops. You feel that you can not go back. While I was there before the players kicked off car when I heard that they went off on their wives. ?? Go and walk. Out. No longer with me in the car. ?? I understood nothing of it. I thought, that does not exist. " After a twenty-year marriage ended in divorce Hilda in court. Hilda, supported by three lawyers, earned the money that William had at that time. Johan Derksen ?? He left the courtroom without taking a penny. He took all the best, wish Hilda and the kids well like. ??
- "Whether I have learned something in the trainer course? Yes, a couple of cigarettes."
- "Smoking is bad. Especially for the curtains."
- "This is the plague with which mobile phones. Two years ago at the European Championships was also calling everyone. In 1974 we did not have cell phones. Not even a suitcase with carrier pigeons."
- "As a player, she did me never to run after after a goal. I had not for speed."
- "A professor is supposed to be self-critical, I hear very few players say. It was again today they are nothing to brag in the shower about two good things they have done in a game.."
- "A really good game, I never played under me. My best game was my last game to be, but then it's also not really happen."
- "Slot plays too close to Tinsel. Oh, it's Engelaar I am still confused with the holidays."
- "Wilfred Genee has as much about football as a cow jump rope."
- "Overall I can not say that Germans are my best friends."
- "De Kuip is a real football stadium, Arena remains strange thing '
- "That 'free' public by Orange I do not pull"
- "Twente image helps to soap soccer with kale"
- "Ajax TV on Eredivisie Live, sickeningly arrogant"
- "It seemed that the president of Vitesse in the Efteling was"
- "Referees may call me for help"
- "What we used to do sometimes when we had a chance at the championship, and we were at a club and there were players who are still wanted, then we said sometimes: Hey, calm down, because Feyenoord's interested in you! ??
- "A mental coach, we also once had. Then we had to stand in a corner and watch a spot. After six weeks, ?? he was gone."
- "The referee has the shape of a police officer"