Former fullback of Amsterdam’s Ajax and the Netherlands national football team Wim Surbier died July 12 at the age of 75. This was stated in a report published on the club’s website July 13.
“Ajax” is shocked by the death of former defender Wim Surbier,” the report says.
Surbier was born January 16, 1945 in Eindhoven. As part of the Amsterdam club, he won the Dutch championship seven times, four times – the Dutch Cup, three times – the European Champions Cup (since 1992, the tournament is called the Champions League. – Ed.).
In addition, Surbir has played 60 matches for the Dutch team, which twice became the vice-champion of the world (1974, 1978) and the bronze medalist at the European Championships (1976).