Dutch forward, midfielder and defender who helped AC Milan win three Serie A titles and two European Cups from 1987 to 1993. He was named Dutch Footballer of the Year in 1984 and 1986, won the 1987 Ballon d'Or and was a member of the Dutch national team from 1981 to 1994.He was named Chelsea Player of the Year in 1996 and helped lead Chelsea to an FA Cup in 1997.He went into TV after retiring, getting to interview notable figures in sports as well as politics, such as Nelson Mandela.BEFORE FAME
He grew up with his family in a single, split-level room in Amsterdam.PERSONAL LIFE
His father was a schoolteacher and his mother worked at a nearby museum.FUN FACTS
Soccer Player Ruud Gullit were born on Saturday, birthstone is Sapphire, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Tiger, it is 242 days until Ruud Gullit next birthday.