• 30 March 2023
  • 5 min read

The Overlap: Ruud van Nistelrooy

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The Overlap: Ruud van Nistelrooy

The Overlap: Ruud van Nistelrooy

For this episode we're in Holland, at the home of PSV Eindhoven, where Ruud now manages the first team.

In this exclusive interview, Ruud opens up about his early career and how he first got into football. He also reveals how he nearly didn't sign for Manchester United due to a serious knee injury that threatened to derail his career.

Ruud talks about his relationship with his former teammates and shares some brilliant stories about the dressing room at United, giving us a behind-the-scenes look at what it was really like playing with myself, Keane, Beckham, and Scholes, as well as his relationships with Sir Alex Ferguson and Cristiano Ronaldo.

We delve into Ruud's international career with Holland, and discuss his time playing for Real Madrid, and what it was like to be part of such an iconic team.

Finally, we talk about the future. He shares his aspirations for PSV and his own managerial career, giving us a glimpse into what the future holds.