When did Dutch football manager Louis van Gaal marry his wife? Net worth, Salary, Contract

When did Dutch football manager Louis van Gaal marry his wife? Net worth, Salary, Contract

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022. The competition will be held for the 22nd time, and it will be the first time in the Arab world. Aloysius Paulus Maria “Louis” van Gaal aka Louis van Gaal is selected to guide the team for FIFA as a coach. The former Ajax and Barcelona manager is in his third stint with the national team and is all set to lead them to this winter’s World Cup in Qatar, where they have been drawn in Group A alongside the hosts, Ecuador, and Senegal.

Van Gaal is one of the most decorated managers in world football, having won 20 major awards during his managerial career. He’s also known as the “Iron Tulip.” Van Gaal began his coaching career as a midfielder for Royal Antwerp, Telstar, Sparta Rotterdam, Ajax, and AZ. There is a lot more to talk about Louis van Gaal wife, salary, net worth, contract. Stay tuned with us.  

How much is Louis van Gaal net worth & salary before FIFA 2022? How much does he make per match? Contract & Prize money

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Louis van Gaal FIFA Qatar 2022 Source: Instagram

Gaal’s talent and hard work have earned her a lot of money and recognition as a Dutch football manager and former player.  Louis van Gaal net worth is more than  He is the current head coach of the Netherlands national team.  Louis van Gaal net worth is estimated to be more than $20 Million(19,991,800.00 EUR). He earns around 6,620 EUR per month as Netherlands national team coach. Van Gaal is one of the most decorated managers in world football, having received 20 major awards during his career. He is sometimes referred to as the “Iron Tulip.”

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His youth career was spent with RKSV de Meer. He was a player from 1972 to 1987 and began managing in 1986 as an assistant to AZ before moving on to Ajax in 1988. From 1991 to 1997, he was the official manager of Ajax. He took over as manager of Barcelona in 1997, Netherlands in 2000, Barcelona again in 2002, AZ in 2005, Bayern Munich in 2009, and Netherlands again in 2012. In May 2014, Van Gaal signed a three-year contract to become Manchester United’s new manager, which will begin after the 2014 World Cup. 

He is all set to compete as coach of the teams in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 alongside teammates Noa lang ajax , Cody Gakpo, Memphis Depay, Steven Bergwijn, Denzel Dumfries. Virgil van Dijk  is selected to lead the team for FIFA as a Captain.  FIFA has finally agreed that the winning team in the Qatar World Cup will receive $42 million in prize money. The winning team will receive $30 million, the second-placed team will receive $27 million, and the fourth-placed team will receive $25 million.

In 2022, Geertjan Lassche made a two-hour documentary about Louis van Gaal, entitled, Louis, with the tagline “The man behind the legend”. It premiered, on 11 April in the Amsterdam Tuschinski Theatre. It was released on 14 April 2022. 

How did his professional career reach him to the FIFA 2022?

Van Gaal was a midfielder for Royal Antwerp, Telstar, Sparta Rotterdam, Ajax, and AZ before becoming a coach. He is also a fully qualified physical education teacher, having taught in high schools during his semi-professional football career. Following a brief stint as an assistant coach at AZ, Van Gaal joined Ajax as an assistant coach under Leo Beenhakker before taking over as head coach in 1991. The club won three Eredivisie titles, the UEFA Cup, and the UEFA Champions League under his leadership.

Van Gaal was then appointed as manager of the Netherlands, but the country did not qualify for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. This was followed by another brief stint at Barcelona before returning to AZ, where he won the club’s second Eredivisie title. In 2009, he moved to Bayern Munich, where he won the Bundesliga, the DFB-Pokal, and reached the UEFA Champions League final before returning to manage the Netherlands for the second time, leading the country to a third-place finish at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 

Later that summer, he was hired by Manchester United, where he won the FA Cup before being fired in 2016. Despite previously announcing his retirement for family reasons in 2019, Van Gaal returned to management in August 2021, when he was appointed as the Netherlands’ head coach for the third time.

When did Louis van Gaal marry his current wife Truus van Gaal? Wedding & Children

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Louis van Gaal with his current wife Truus van Gaal Source: Instagram

He has been married twice in his life. He began focusing on his career after his first love/wife Fernanda Obbes died in 1994. He has two daughters from his first marriage and is having difficulty raising them by himself alone. So he decided to get married. Van Gaal met Truus at the 1994 World Cup in Orlando, Florida, and they began dating soon after. After 14 years of dating, he married Truus in 2008.

Louis van Gaal wife Truus was born in 1954 and is currently a 68 years old gorgeous lady.  She is of the white ethnicity. Truus van Gaal can be found on Twitter. She also has 268+ followers on her Twitter account joined in July 2012. Truus cherishes her privacy.The beautiful lady  is not the typical WAG who enjoys celebrity and media attention. Louis shared a holiday home near Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal in MAy 2014. On AUGUST 10, 2015, he posted  a photo with his wife and captioned:

Me & My Beautiful Wife On My Birthday ❤️

What happened to his first wife Fernanda Obbes? How did she died?

He had a happy marriage to his first love. Van Gaal met Fernanda Obbes at a Catholic youth group when he was 18 years old. Three years later, they married and had two daughters, Brenda and Renate. Louis van Gaal first wife Obbes died of liver and pancreatic cancer in 1994. Fans of Ajax’s opponents mocked Van Gaal for her illness.

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