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Giovanni Christiaan van Bronckhorst, nicknamed “Gio” (born February 5, 1975 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch football defender and midfielder, who currently plays for Feyenoord in de Dutch Eredivisie. His heritage is Dutch-Moluccan.

Van Bronckhorst signed a three-year contract with Feyenoord in June 2007, leaving Barcelona as a free agent. Prior to joining Barcelona, Van Bronckhorst played for RKC Waalwijk (1993-94), Feyenoord (1994-98), Rangers (1998-2001), and Arsenal (2001-03). He has earned 63 caps for the Dutch national team (as of November 2006), and played for his country in the 1998 World Cup, Euro 2000, Euro 2004 and the 2006 World Cup. Wikipedia