Marco VAN BASTEN's Top Ten Goals

Marco van Basten was born on 31 October 1964 in Utrecht. He began playing for a local team, EDO, when he was six years old. A year later, he moved to UVV Utrecht. After nine years there, he briefly played for another club from Utrecht, Elinkwijk. His father Joop groomed him and he signed professional terms with Ajax Amsterdam as a 16 year old. Elder brother Stanley 20, was rejected by Ajax. Ajax signed Van Basten for the 1981–82 season. He played his first match for Ajax in April 1982, scoring a debut goal in the 5–0 victory over NEC. In the 1982–83 season, he competed with the European top scorer and first choice Holland international Wim Kieft for the position of centre forward, and scored nine goals in 20 league matches. After 26 year old Kieft left for Serie A club Pisa the next season, 18 year old Van Basten solidified his position as the team's main attacker. He became a top scorer in the league for four seasons from 1983–84 to 1986–87, scoring 118 goals in 112 matches. In the 1985–86 season, he scored 37 goals in 26 league matches, including six goals against Sparta Rotterdam and five against Heracles Almelo, and won the European Golden Boot. He also scored the winning goal in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup final against Lokomotive Leipzig in 1987. He had scored 128 goals in 133 league matches for Ajax. Here ti comes his top ten goals with Ajax : 

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