Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is a Dutch professional football manager and former player who was most recently the manager of League One club Burton Albion.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

After being born in Suriname, he and his family would later relocate to the city of Zaandam in the Netherlands. It was there that he got his start in football, first as a goalie, then as a right winger, and eventually as a forward. His father was a goalkeeper for the Dutch national team.

After beginning his senior career with Telstar and AZ Alkmaar, he moved on to play for Campomaiorense in Portugal in August 1995. This marked his departure from the Netherlands.

The next year, he signed with Boavista and in 1997, he helped the club win the Taca de Portugal championship.

Before the start of the 1997–1998 season, he was given a transfer to the English club Leeds United in exchange for a transfer price of two million pounds.

There, he established himself as a prolific goalscorer and went on to win the Premier League Golden Boot title in 1999.

In the same year, he was transferred to the Spanish team Atlético Madrid for the sum of ten million pounds, helping the club advance all the way to the championship game of the Copa del Rey despite being demoted from La Liga.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Parents: Frank Ware and Cornelli Hasselbaink

Both of his parents have unique names; Frank Ware is his father, while Cornelli Hasselbaink is his mother. He is the youngest of five children. He is the youngest of six children born to his parents.


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