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The career and life of Fernando Ricksen

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The career and life of Fernando Ricksen

September 18, 2019 at the latest at 14:09
18-09-19 at 14:09
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The Wednesday death of Fernando Ricksen, played twelve international matches for the Dutch team, but he is also known for his turbulent life, in addition to the game of football. Since 2013 he fought against the debilitating disease ALS, which, to him, at the age of 43 died. Have a look at his life and career in ten pictures.

Fernando Ricksen made his debut in 1993, seventeen-year-old age, in professional football for Fortuna Sittard, the netherlands. (Photo: REUTERS)