Netherlands mourn for Feyenoord
The Netherlands mourn for one of her great footballers: The two-time vice-world champion WIM Jansen died at the age of 75 years at the episodes of Alzheimer’s disease, which announced his longtime club Feyenoord Rotterdam on Tuesday.
Midfielder Jansen had achieved the final with Orange at the World Championships 1974 and 1978. In 1974 in Munich, Germany brought the title (2: 1), Jansen’s grassy against Bernd Wölzenbore led to the faulerfeter, who brought German compensation. Four years later, the Netherlands lost in Buenos Aires against Argentina (1: 3 N.V.), even in this final, Jansen was on the field from the beginning.
He played a total of 65 games for the Local. For Feyenoord Jansen ran from 1965 to 1980, in 1970 won the European Cup of the national champion and three times the Dutch championship. From 1980 he still played in the US for Washington Diplomats and also for Rotterdam’s arch rivals Ajax Amsterdam. In 1982 Jansen gave the Dutch championship again with Ajax. He then began a career as a coach, which should lead him to Saudi Arabia and Japan among others.