Dirk Kuyt is a Dutch international football player who currently features for the English Premier League giants Liverpool. He is a striker but can play on the wings too and is renowned for his work ethic and selflessness.
Kuyt began his career at Dutch side FC Ultrecht in 1998 when he was just 18 years of age and played for them until 2003. He featured in 160 league matches and scored 51 goals.
In the summer of 2003 Kuyt was signed by Feyenoord and was made the captain of the club in 2005. Kuyt scored heavily in all the seasons at Feyenoord and made a huge name for himself in Europe. He made 101 league appearances and scored an astounding 71 goals.
Kuyt was signed by Liverpool in the summer of 2006 and made his debut for the Merseysiders against PSV Eindhoven in the UEFA Champions League. He quickly impressed Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez and the Kop praised his work ethic. He has played over 150 Premier League matches for Liverpool thus far.
Kuyt made his international debut for the Dutch national side against Liechtenstein in September 2004. He has been a permanent fixture in the Netherlands side since and featured at the 2006 Germany World Cup, the 2010 South African World Cup and the Euro 2008 finals.