Ger Lagendijk

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Ger Lagendijk
File:Ger Lagendijk 1968b.jpg
Ger Lagendijk in 1968
Personal information
Full name Gerrit Lagendijk
Date of birth (1941-11-13)13 November 1941
Place of birth Netherlands
Date of death 11 August 2010(2010-08-11) (aged 68)
Place of death Almelo, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968 Vancouver Royals 5 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Gerrit "Ger" Lagendijk (13 November 1941 – 11 August 2010) was a Dutch professional football player and agent.

Career

Ferenc Puskás with Ger Lagendijk

Playing career

Lagendijk played as a defender. He spent the 1968 season in the North American Soccer League with the Vancouver Royals, scoring one goal in five appearances.[1]

Agent

After retiring as a player, Lagendijk became an agent, representing a number of Dutch players and managers including Ronald Koeman,[2] Wilfred Bouma,[3] and Ed de Goey.[4]

Death

Lagendijk died of a heart attack on 11 August 2010, at the age of 68.[5]

References

  1. "NASL career stats". NASL Jerseys. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  2. "Trio shy away from Man City post". BBC Sport. 16 May 2007. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  3. "Bouma agent plays down Baggies talk". Football.co.uk. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  4. "TODAY IN THE COCA COLA CHAMPIONSHIP". Yorkshire Evening Post. 28 April 2006. Retrieved 13 August 2010. 
  5. "Ger Lagendijk sterft in harnas" (in Nederlands). Telegraaf.nl. 11 August 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2010.