Fernando Ricksen facts for kids
Ricksen at Zenit in 2007.
|Date of birth||27 July 1976|
|Place of birth||Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands|
|Date of death||18 September 2019(aged 43)|
|Place of death||Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Right back, right midfielder|
|2006||→ Zenit Saint Petersburg (loan)||14||(2)|
|2007–2009||Zenit Saint Petersburg||22||(0)|
Fernando Jacob Hubertina Hendrika Ricksen (27 July 1976 – 18 September 2019) was a Dutch former professional footballer. He played as a right back and right midfielder. He was mostly known for his six-year spell at Rangers. He earned 12 caps for the Netherlands at international level.
On 30 October 2013, Ricksen revealed he was terminally ill and had been diagnosed with ALS (motor neurone disease). He died from problems caused by the disease on 18 September 2019 in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire at the age of 43.
- Fortuna Sittard
- Eerste Divisie: 1994–95
- Eerste Divisie: 1997–98
- Scottish Premier League: 2002–03, 2004–05
- Scottish Cup: 2001–02, 2002–03
- Scottish League Cup: 2002, 2003, 2005
- Zenit Saint Petersburg
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