Fernando Ricksen Bio

Fernando Ricksen Wiki

Fernando Ricksen was a Dutch footballer who played as a right-back and right midfielder. He spent six years playing for Rangers and earned 12 caps for the Netherlands at international level.

Fernando Ricksen Bio

Fernando Ricksen was born on 27 July 1976 and died on 18 September 2019. He has died at the age of 43.

Fernando Ricksen BIO
Full Name Fernando Jacob Hubert Hendrika Ricksen
Birth Date July 27, 1976
Birth Place Heerlen, Netherlands
Death September 18, 2019
Age 43 years old when died
Profession Dutch Footballer
Height 1.75 m
Wife Veronika Veselova (m. 2014–2019)
Net Worth  Update Soon

Fernando Ricksen Car crashed in 2002

On Christmas Day 2000, He was the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal after an incident when his car crashed into a lamppost in the early hours of the morning.

Ricksen denied charges of drink-driving, careless driving, committing a breach of the peace by shouting and swearing and conducting himself in a disorderly manner.

At a trial in February 2003, Ricksen was found to have been twice over the limit and was convicted of drunk-driving, receiving a £500 fine and a 12-month driving ban. He was acquitted of the other charges.

In October 2003 Ricksen was fined £7,000 after being convicted of a breach of the peace and assault about a drunken late-night house party he held the previous November.

Having initially denied the charges, in Court Ricksen admitted conducting himself in a disorderly manner, causing a breach of the peace, repeatedly igniting fireworks, shouting and swearing and then threatening and assaulting a neighbor who had complained.

Fernando Ricksen Career

During the 2004–05 football season, Ricksen abstained from alcohol. In July 2006 Ricksen checked himself into the Sporting Chance Clinic for residential treatment relating to alcohol abuse and anger management.

For the previous six months, he had been receiving out-patient treatment from the clinic.

Fernando Ricksen Wife & Children


Fernando Ricksen married to his Russian wife Veronika Veselova in 2014. The couple had a daughter Isabella. Isabella was born in 2011.


Fernando Ricksen Death Cause

Ricksen revealed that he was terminally ill On 30 October 2013. He had been diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (motor neurone disease). Ricksen died on 18 September 2019, aged 43.



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