Orlando Trustfull

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Orlando Trustfull
Personal information
Full name Orlando Trustfull
Date of birth (1970-08-04) 4 August 1970 (age 46)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Sloten/Rivalen
Blauw Wit
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 Haarlem 14 (0)
1990–1992 SVV/Dordrecht '90 50 (1)
1992 Twente 9 (1)
1992–1996 Feyenoord 78 (13)
1996–1997 Sheffield Wednesday 19 (3)
1997–2001 Vitesse 53 (6)
Total 223 (24)
National team
1995 Netherlands 2 (0[1])
Teams managed
2011–2013 Ajax B1
2013–2014 Ajax A1
2014–2015 Netherlands U-19 Assistant Manager
2015 Netherlands U-17 Assistant Manager
2015–2016 Ajax Assistant Manager
2016 Internazionale Assistant Manager
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Orlando Trustfull (born 4 August 1970 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch football manager and a former professional player.[2] He was most recently the assistant manager at Internazionale and was brought in by Frank de Boer.[3][4]

Career[edit]

Trustfull was born in Amsterdam and played as a youth player for De Rivalen, Ajax Amsterdam and Blauw-Wit before signing his first professional contract at HFC Haarlem that played in the Eerste Divisie. The midfielder played 14 matches in his first season and was transferred to fellow Eerste Divisie team SVV Schiedam that merged with Dordrecht '90 a year later. Trustfull was a regular first team player and managed to score his first professional goal in the 1991–92 season.

He spent some time at FC Twente where he scored another goal before he was signed by Feyenoord Rotterdam where he had a hard time gaining his first team position but succeeded in this later.

Trustfull felt he was ready to move on to a foreign country and switched to Sheffield Wednesday in the English Premier League, where he played 19 matches and scored three goals in his first season.[5] He struggled with settling in England and decided to go back to his native country to play for Vitesse Arnhem, where he played a decent first season, but suffered several injuries in the years after. He ended his career after the 2000–01 season having played 223 professional matches and having scored 24 goals.

International career[edit]

Eventually 1994–95 season he succeeded and was even selected for the Dutch national team twice. He participated in two Euro 96 qualification matches versus Belarus and Malta, which were won 1–0 and 4–0 respectively.

Personal life[edit]

Trustfull is married to Dutch television presenter Quinty Trustfull. Their Son Malik Trustfull is a football player as well, currently playing in the ranks of the Ajax Youth Academy.[6]

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