Giovanni van Bronckhorst

Date of birth05 February 1975
Place of birthRotterdam
NationalityDutch
Weight72 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

A creative left-sided midfielder, Gio's spell at Arsenal was blighted by injury particularly the cruciate ligament injury he suffered in February 2002.

At the end of a season's loan, Giovanni joined Barcelona in May 2004 on a three-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Feyenoord 15 Jul 1998
RKC Waalwijk 01 Jan 1994 01 Jun 1994 L
Rangers 15 Jul 1998 22 Jun 2001
Arsenal 22 Jun 2001 25 May 2004
Barcelona 26 Aug 2003 24 May 2004 L
Barcelona 25 May 2004

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1997-98 Feyenoord UEFA Champions League 2
1999-00 Rangers Scottish FA Cup 5
2
1999-00 Rangers Scottish League Cup 1
1999-00 Rangers Scottish Premier League 27
4
5
1
1999-00 Rangers UEFA Champions League 10
2
1999-00 Rangers UEFA Cup 2
2000-01 Rangers Scottish League Cup 1
1
2000-01 Rangers Scottish Premier League 10
1
2
1
2000-01 Rangers UEFA Champions League 7
3
1
2001-02 Arsenal FA Cup 2
2001-02 Arsenal League Cup 3
1
2001-02 Arsenal Premier League 13
8
1
4
1
2001-02 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 6
1
2002-03 Arsenal FA Cup 3
2
2002-03 Arsenal League Cup 1
2002-03 Arsenal Premier League 9
11
1
1
2002-03 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 2
2
1
2003-04 Arsenal FA Community Shield
1
2003-04 Barcelona Primera Liga 34
1
6
2003-04 Barcelona UEFA Cup 5
2004-05 Barcelona Primera Liga 25
3
4
7
2004-05 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 3
1
1
2005-06 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 3
2006-07 Barcelona UEFA Champions League 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
22 Oct 1997 Manchester United v Feyenoord L 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group B
05 Nov 1997 Feyenoord v Manchester United L 1-3 UEFA Champions League Group B


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1991-92 Netherlands UEFA Under-18 1
1992-93 Netherlands UEFA Under-18 5
2
1993-94 Netherlands UEFA Under-18 3
1
1993-94 Netherlands Under-21
1
1994-95 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 6
2
1994-95 Netherlands Under-21 1
1995-96 Netherlands Toulon Under-21 3
1995-96 Netherlands UEFA Under-21 3
1995-96 Netherlands Under-21 1
1996-97 Netherlands FIFA World Cup
2
1996-97 Netherlands International Friendly 2
1
1
1997-98 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 1
1
1998-99 Netherlands International Friendly 2
1
1999-00 Netherlands International Friendly 5
1
1999-00 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 3
2
2000-01 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 2
1
1
2001-02 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 1
1
2001-02 Netherlands International Friendly 3
2002-03 Netherlands International Friendly
1
1
2002-03 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 2
2003-04 Netherlands International Friendly 5
2003-04 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 7
2004-05 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 5
2
1
2004-05 Netherlands International Friendly 2
2005-06 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 6
3
1
2005-06 Netherlands International Friendly 4
2006-07 Netherlands International Friendly 2
2006-07 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 5
1
1
2007-08 Netherlands International Friendly 6
2007-08 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 8
1
1
2008-09 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 7
2008-09 Netherlands International Friendly 3
2009-10 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 8
1
2
2009-10 Netherlands International Friendly 7


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Nov 1991 Netherlands v Austria W 4-1 UEFA U18 Group 7
27 Oct 1992 Netherlands v Israel W 3-1 UEFA U18 Group 10
11 Nov 1992 Netherlands v Wales D 1-1 UEFA Under-18 Group 10
24 Nov 1992 Israel v Netherlands W 0-1 UEFA U18 Group 10
14 Apr 1993 Netherlands v Denmark W 2-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
12 May 1993 Denmark v Netherlands W 1-3 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
18 Jul 1993 Netherlands v Spain L 2-3 UEFA U18 Group B
20 Jul 1993 England v Netherlands L 4-1 UEFA U18 Group B
22 Jul 1993 France v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA U18 Group B
20 Apr 1994 Netherlands v Sweden D 0-0 U21
06 Sep 1994 Luxembourg v Netherlands W 0-4 UEFA U21 Group 6
11 Oct 1994 Norway v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 5
15 Nov 1994 Netherlands v Czech Republic D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 5
17 Jan 1995 Netherlands v France L 1-2 U21
28 Mar 1995 Netherlands v Malta W 4-0 UEFA U21 Group 5
25 Apr 1995 Czech Republic v Netherlands D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 5
06 Jun 1995 Belarus v Netherlands L 3-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
05 Sep 1995 Netherlands v Belarus W 3-0 UEFA U21
10 Oct 1995 Malta v Netherlands W 0-2 UEFA U21 Group 5
14 Nov 1995 Netherlands v Norway W 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 5
23 Apr 1996 Netherlands v Germany L 0-2 U21
23 May 1996 Argentina v Netherlands D 0-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
25 May 1996 France v Netherlands L 1-0 Toulon Under-21 Group B
27 May 1996 Netherlands v Colombia L 0-1 Toulon Under-21 Group A
31 Aug 1996 Netherlands v Brazil D 2-2 International Friendly
05 Oct 1996 Wales v Netherlands W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Group 7
09 Nov 1996 Netherlands v Wales W 7-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
26 Feb 1997 France v Netherlands L 2-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 1997 South Africa v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 1997 Netherlands v Belgium W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
11 Oct 1997 Netherlands v Turkey D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
18 Nov 1998 Germany v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Apr 1999 Netherlands v Morocco L 1-2 International Friendly
05 Jun 1999 Brazil v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
18 Aug 1999 Denmark v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 1999 Netherlands v Belgium D 5-5 International Friendly
09 Oct 1999 Netherlands v Brazil D 2-2 International Friendly
13 Nov 1999 Netherlands v Czech Republic D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2000 Belgium v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Poland W 3-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Czech Republic W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
16 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Denmark W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
29 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Italy L 0-0 (1-3) UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
02 Sep 2000 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
07 Oct 2000 Cyprus v Netherlands W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
15 Aug 2001 England v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
06 Oct 2001 Netherlands v Andorra W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
10 Nov 2001 Denmark v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Feb 2002 Netherlands v England D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Netherlands v Argentina W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Netherlands v Czech Republic D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 3
07 Jun 2003 Belarus v Netherlands W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 3
20 Aug 2003 Belgium v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Oct 2003 Netherlands v Moldova W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Group 3
15 Nov 2003 Scotland v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Play-off 1st leg
28 Apr 2004 Netherlands v Greece W 4-0 International Friendly
29 May 2004 Netherlands v Belgium L 0-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Faroe Islands W 3-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 2004 Germany v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
19 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Czech Republic L 2-3 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
23 Jun 2004 Netherlands v Latvia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group D
26 Jun 2004 Sweden v Netherlands L 0-0 (4-5) UEFA European Championship Quarter-final
30 Jun 2004 Portugal v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Semi-final
18 Aug 2004 Sweden v Netherlands D 2-2 International Friendly
08 Sep 2004 Netherlands v Czech Republic W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
13 Oct 2004 Netherlands v Finland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
17 Nov 2004 Andorra v Netherlands W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
09 Feb 2005 England v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Romania v Netherlands W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
30 Mar 2005 Netherlands v Armenia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
04 Jun 2005 Netherlands v Romania W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
08 Jun 2005 Finland v Netherlands W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
03 Sep 2005 Armenia v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
08 Oct 2005 Czech Republic v Netherlands W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
12 Oct 2005 Netherlands v FYR Macedonia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
12 Nov 2005 Netherlands v Italy L 1-3 International Friendly
01 Mar 2006 Netherlands v Ecuador W 1-0 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Netherlands v Cameroon W 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2006 Netherlands v Australia D 1-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2006 Serbia and Montenegro v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Jun 2006 Netherlands v Ivory Coast W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
25 Jun 2006 Portugal v Netherlands L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
06 Sep 2006 Netherlands v Belarus W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
07 Oct 2006 Bulgaria v Netherlands D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
11 Oct 2006 Netherlands v Albania W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
07 Feb 2007 Netherlands v Russia W 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Netherlands v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
28 Mar 2007 Slovenia v Netherlands W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
02 Jun 2007 Korea Republic v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
22 Aug 2007 Switzerland v Netherlands L 2-1 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Netherlands v Bulgaria W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
12 Sep 2007 Albania v Netherlands W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
13 Oct 2007 Romania v Netherlands L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
17 Nov 2007 Netherlands v Luxembourg W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
21 Nov 2007 Belarus v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
06 Feb 2008 Croatia v Netherlands W 0-3 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Austria v Netherlands W 3-4 International Friendly
24 May 2008 Netherlands v Ukraine W 3-0 International Friendly
29 May 2008 Netherlands v Denmark D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Wales W 2-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Italy W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
13 Jun 2008 France v Netherlands W 1-4 UEFA European Championship Finals Group C
21 Jun 2008 Netherlands v Russia L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
20 Aug 2008 Russia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Netherlands v Australia L 1-2 International Friendly
10 Sep 2008 FYR Macedonia v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
11 Oct 2008 Netherlands v Iceland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
15 Oct 2008 Norway v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
19 Nov 2008 Netherlands v Sweden W 3-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Netherlands v Scotland W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
01 Apr 2009 Netherlands v FYR Macedonia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
06 Jun 2009 Iceland v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Jun 2009 Netherlands v Norway W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
05 Sep 2009 Netherlands v Japan W 3-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Scotland v Netherlands W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 9
10 Oct 2009 Australia v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2009 Italy v Netherlands D 0-0 International Friendly
18 Nov 2009 Netherlands v Paraguay D 0-0 International Friendly
03 Mar 2010 Netherlands v USA W 2-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Ghana W 4-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Hungary W 6-1 International Friendly
14 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Denmark W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
19 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Japan W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
24 Jun 2010 Cameroon v Netherlands W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
28 Jun 2010 Netherlands v Slovakia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
02 Jul 2010 Netherlands v Brazil W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Quarter-final
06 Jul 2010 Netherlands v Uruguay W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Semi-final
11 Jul 2010 Netherlands v Spain L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.