Bruggink playing for Hannover in 2008.
|Full name||Arnold Jan Bruggink|
|Date of birth||24 July 1977|
|Place of birth||Almelo, Netherlands|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking Midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
He joined PSV Eindhoven in 1997, winning the Dutch Talent of the Year award in 2000. He also won three league titles and two Supercups with the club, as well as appearing in the UEFA Champions League.
Bruggink moved back to his homeland after just one season joining SC Heerenveen. He spent two seasons playing for them in the Eredivisie and in two successive UEFA Cup campaigns, before again heading abroad when he joined German side Hannover 96 in 2006. He left the club after his contract was not renewed at the end of the 2009–10 season.
He rejoined Twente, only to finish his career after one season.
Bruggink played 31 times for the Dutch U-21 national team, which equals a record with Roy Makaay. He made two appearances for the Dutch national team in 2000, a 2002 World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland on 2 September and a friendly against Spain on 15 November.
- Arnold Bruggink bijna rond met Mallorca - PSV (in Dutch)
- Debuut Arnold Bruggink tegen De Graafschap - SC Heerenveen (in Dutch)
- Bruggink zoekt zijn heil in de Bundesliga - Voetbal International (in Dutch)
- Bruggink weg bij Hannover - Eindhovens Dagblad (in Dutch)
- Arnold Bruggink naar FC Twente - FC Twente (in Dutch)
- Arnold Bruggink verruilt het veld voor de televisie - Voetbal International (in Dutch)