Everton boss takes trip down memory lane

Everton manager Ronald Koeman seemed to be in a nostalgic mood on Thursday when he tweeted a picture from the 1994 World Cup.

The former Barcelona player was in the latter stages of his career when he represented the Netherlands in the tournament hosted by the United States.

The national side, coached by Dick Advocaat at the time, made it into the knockout rounds where they faced the Republic of Ireland in the last-16 stage.

The Netherlands progressed into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 triumph, but their campaign was killed by eventual champions Brazil.

On the day, five goals were scored, but it was Brazil who came out on top 3-2 to face and later beat Sweden in the semi-finals.

Koeman, who won the 1988 Euros with the Netherlands, retired from the international game after the World Cup.

In the present day, he is focused on Everton after being appointed as Roberto Martinez’s successor last summer.

The Merseyside outfit are the closest challengers to the top six in the Premier League as they reside five points adrift of Manchester United.

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