# Marco Van Basten

All time
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains Donny van de Beek’s Man United absence
The Holland international has struggled to make the starting line-up since his move to Old Trafford.
# problems
Dutch great Van Basten suspended by broadcaster for Nazi quip
The 55-year-old made the comment on Fox Sports’ pay-to-view channel.
# insensitive
Dutch great Van Basten left red-faced after Nazi quip
The 55-year-old is regarded as one of football’s best-ever strikers.
# Study
France defied poor stats to win 2018 World Cup, says Fifa report
The report also said that the competition was short of classic playmakers.
# Double Dutch
The iconic Irish international and the unmitigated disaster of signing for Johan Cruyff's Ajax
Frank Stapleton swapped Manchester for Amsterdam in 1987, played alongside Frank Rijkaard and kept Dennis Bergkamp out of the team.
Van Basten hits out at media 'nonsense' but still against 'annoying' offside rule
The Fifa officer complained about “nonsense” media coverage over potential changes to rules in the game and hopes to open discussion on the subject.
# Unimpressed
'Immeasurable bulls**t' - Ligue 1 coach destroys Van Basten's offside plan
Rennes coach Christian Gourcuff has questioned the Dutch legend in the strongest terms.
# Controversial
Fifa considering penalty shootouts with a difference for 2026 World Cup group games
Technical Director Marco van Basten has admitted US-style format may be introduced.
# Outside the box
Van Basten calls for offside rule to be abolished
The Dutch legend believes football needs to adapt and change a number of rules in order to remain attractive
# On the Marco
'Rashford's movement reminds me of Van Basten' - Merson
Marcus Rashford’s movement is reminiscent of Marco van Basten, according to the former Arsenal player.
# Golazo van Basten
THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today
Could he do it on a wet… actually, scrap that, he probably could.
# cracker
It's the 50th birthday of the man who scored the greatest final goal of all-time
It will never not be fun to watch Marco van Basten’s volley against the USSR.
# Woof
Peter Ankersen's van Basten-esque volley is a thing of beauty
Eat my goal.
# Stars
Legends of yore: here's our European Championships Best XI
We’ve picked what we consider to be the greatest eleven players to ever grace the tournament. Do you agree?
# Countdown
49 days to Euro 2012: Van Basten volleys the Netherlands to glory
Dutch legend Marco van Basten conjured a moment of magic in the 1988 final. Has a better goal ever decided a major international tournament?
# Nostalgia
Euro ’88 relived: Ireland legends Bonner and Sheedy reel in the years
The pair also give their thoughts on the importance of getting a favourable result in the first game.