Date: 27th January 2016 at 4:31pm
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A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know the legends associated with Manchester United.

Name – Jakob Stam

Date of Birth – 17th July 1972

Place of Birth – Kampen, Oberijssel, Netherlands

Position – Centre-back

Youth career
1988-1992 – DOS Kampen

Senior career
1992-1993 – FC Zwolle
1993-1995 – SC Cambuur
1995-1996 – Willem II
1996-1998 – PSV Eindhoven
1998-2001 – Manchester United
2001-2004 – Lazio
2004-2006 – Milan
2006-2007 – Ajax

International Career
1996-2004 – Netherlands

Teams managed
2008-2011 – Manchester United (scout)
2009 – FC Zwolle (interim)
2011-2013 – FC Zwolle (assistant)
2013-2014 – Ajax (assistant)
2014+ – Jong Ajax (assistant)

Interesting Facts
1 – Stam has previously been voted as the best defender in 1998-99.

2 – Stam played 67 matches for Netherlands, scoring three goals during his time with the club.

3 – Whilst at Manchester United, Stam won three Premier League titles, one FA Cup, the Intercontinental Cup and also the UEFA Champions League.

4 – Stam left Manchester United for Lazio during the 2001-02 season, a very controversial transfer at the time. He left for a fee of £15.3 million.