Watch: Video documents the rise and fall of Milan’s Dutch trio Gullit, Van Basten and Rijkaard

By Oliver Fisher -

When Silvio Berlusconi took over AC Milan in the 1980s and promised glamour, he certainly delivered.

The three names that best summarise the immediate period after as Ruud Gullit, Marco van Basten and Frank Rijkaard, all of whom were stars of the Dutch national team and would arrive at Milan with great excitement surrounding them.

Below, TifoFootball have done an excellent seven-minute video chronicling their arrival, the success it brought and the demise of Milan’s three tulips…

Tags AC Milan Frank Rijkaard Marco van Basten Ruud Gullit