Dennis Bergkamp has been honoured with a statue at the KNVB headquarters.

The Arsenal legend has had yet another statue made of him to honour his magnificent achievements in the game.


“I did not know what to expect, but I am certainly satisfied with the result,” Bergkamp said, as reported by AT5 News.

Bergkamp did wonderful things for both Arsenal and the Netherlands and received a statue outside the Emirates Stadium in 2014.

His new statue is situated outside the Dutch federation headquarters and stands alongside statues of Johan Cruyff, Willem van Hanegem, Johan Neeskens and Rinus Michels.

Bergkamp, who scored 37 goals in 79 appearances for the Dutch national team, was described by the KNVB as a “jewel of a footballer, an artist, and a thinking footballer” and urged anyone who hadn’t seen his goals to look them up on Youtube.

Bergkamp joined Arsenal in 1995 and scored 120 goals in 423 appearances. He provided many more assists on top of that.

His form during the 1997/98 double-winning season earned him the PFA Player of the Year award, while his famous partnership with Thierry Henry lives long in the memory of Arsenal fans.

After retiring in 2006, Bergkamp returned to his first club, Ajax, to work as a coach. He is currently the assistant manager at the club.