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Rinus Israël

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Full nameMarinus David Israël
Playing positiondefender
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Current clubretired

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Marinus ("Rinus") David Israël (born 19 March 1942 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland) is a former Dutch football player, manager and currently scout.

During his career he played for DWS (1962 66), Feyenoord Rotterdam (1966 74), Excelsior Rotterdam (1974 75) and PEC Zwolle (1975 82). Israël achieved his greatest success at club level with Feyenoord, where he won three Eredivisie titles, a KNVB Cup, a European Cup and a UEFA Cup. He scored one of the two Rotterdam goals in the 1970 European Cup final against Celtic F.C.

He also played 47 matches and scored 3 goals for the Netherlands national football team from 1964 to 1974, and he played three matches for Holland in the 1974 FIFA World Cup, including the Second round victories against Brazil and Argentina. Nicknamed IJzeren Rinus (Iron Rinus) he formed a solid defence line at Feyenoord with Theo Laseroms.

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