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Full name  John Nicholaas Rep
1971–1975  Ajax
Name  Johnny Rep
Playing position  Right winger
Role  Footballer
Years  Team

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Date of birth  (1951-11-25) 25 November 1951 (age 64)

Place of birth  Zaandam, Netherlands

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John Nicholaas "Johnny" Rep (born 25 November 1951 in Zaandam, North Holland) is a former Dutch footballer. He currently holds the all-time record for FIFA World Cup goals for the Netherlands with 7.


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Playing career

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He played as a right-footed striker in the Dutch World Cup teams of 1974 (West Germany) and 1978 (Argentina). Rep scored the winning goal for Ajax Amsterdam against Juventus in the 1973 European Cup final in Belgrade. He also helped SC Bastia reach the finals of the 1978 UEFA Cup.

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After his time in Bastia, Rep joined St-Etienne and was part of a side that included Michel Platini.


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  • Ajax
  • Eredivisie: (2) 1971–72, 1972–73
  • European Cup: (2) 1971-72, 1972–73
  • European Super Cup: (2) 1972, 1973
  • Intercontinental Cup: 1972
  • Bastia
  • UEFA Cup:
  • Runner-up: 1978
  • Saint-Etienne
  • French League Championship: 1980-81
  • Netherlands
  • FIFA World Cup:
  • Runner-up: (2) 1974, 1978
  • UEFA European Championship:
  • Third Place: 1976
  • Individual
  • French Division 1 Foreign Player of the Year:
  • 1977-78
  • Trivia

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    Rep is included in the 'Classic Netherlands' team in Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer 6 under the name of 'Rak'.

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    Rep is the namesake of a Cork, Ireland indie-pop band, Jonny Rep. He also has a song in his honour, written by French rock band, Mickey 3D, who hail from Saint Etienne.

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