Louis Van Gaal

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Facts of Louis Van Gaal

Full Name
Louis Van Gaal
Last Name
Birth Name
Aloysius Paulus Maria"Louis" Van Gaal
First Name
Famous Name
Louis Van Gaal
Married to
Truus Van Gaal
Currently Married
Truus Van Gaal
Relationship Status
Brenda and Renate
No. of Siblings
No. of Twitter Followers


Past Team : Manchester United First Club Name : AZ Alkamaar

Football Player

Past Team
Manchester United
First Club Name
AZ Alkamaar

Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$ 16 Million
Famous for
football coach and former footballer


Married to
Truus Van Gaal
Currently Married
Truus Van Gaal
Relationship Status

Louis Van Gaal, best known as "The King," is a professional Dutch football coach considered one of the most talented and creative. With such capabilities, he has been responsible for coaching several best football clubs, such as Manchester United, Ajax, Barcelona, etc. Moreover, he is also the head coach of the Netherlands national team. 

The Dutch Nationality Vaan Gaal is one of the world-famous football coaches with 20 significant honors in his managerial career. Not to mention, Van Gaal is also known by another name, "Iron Tulip." Notably, before his coaching career, he played professional football as a midfielder. 

Know About His Family Background And Early Life

Louis Van Gall came into this world as Aloysius Paulus Maria"Louis" Van Gaal on August 8, 1951, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The 71-yea-old manager is a Netherlands native whose father died when he was 11. Mostly, he rebelled against his parents' strict catholic upbringing. Also, Louis is among the youngest of the nine children of his parents.

To date, he remains silent regarding his whole family member's identity and profession, so it remains under the radar. 

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Louis' Coaching Career Journey

For your information, Louis played as a midfielder for various clubs in his footballing career. After his retirement, he set his football into the management feild. After footballing, Louis assured to pursue his coaching career in 1986 when he was assigned as an assistant coach for the AZ Alkmaar. After 15 years of hardship and dedication as an assistant coach, he was finally upgraded as a manager of the Dutch club Ajax in 1991, where he had an outstanding tenure. 

Louis Louis with the United legendary coach Alex Furgeson  SOURCE: Twitter

Likeswise, he then coached several world-class clubs such as Barcelona, United, Bayern Munich, etc. After his tenure with United, he became manager of the Netherlands national team in 2021. Louis is undoubtedly the most decorated football manager that the world has ever got. 

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How Much Is Louis Van Gaal's Net Worth? 

The successful and decorated manager Louis earns his paychecks in millions. Before coaching, he also played professional football, making a fair sum of funds. Thus, we can safely express that his financial situation is spectacular. The webpage claims that Van Gaal's approximate net worth is around $16 Million. During his tenure at United, he received a massive paycheck of £8 Million per season.

Moreover, he also whooped bonuses and income from several matches and leagues. In addition, he has won several titles and trophies, for which he also gets extra riches. Therefore, with such a breathtaking salary, he is one of the wealthiest soccer managers.

Who Is Louis Van Gaal Wife?

The Amsterdam-born coach Louis Van Gaal has married two people. Iniitially, he tied his marital knot with Fernanda Obbes in 1962 at age 18. For your consideration, Loius has two children, Brenda and Renate, with his previous wife, Obbes. Tragically, Obbes died in 1994 due to the liver and pancreatic cancer. The incident devasted him. After being single for more than 14 years, he again met the love of his life Truss Van Gaal. 

Loius  Louis and his gorgeous wife Truus  SOURCE: Twitter

In 2008, after dating for some time, the couple decided to marry. Together, they have no children, but they still enjoy their life happily. 


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