So Ruud was in the "DSV Amsterdam", and a year later, when he was seventeen, signed the first in their life a professional contract with the 'Haarlem'. This unassuming Gullit club, playing in midfield, saw coach of Holland, where the September 1, 1981, on his birthday, the first time he came off the bench in the match against Switzerland. The following year he had played for the Rotterdam "Feyenoord." In this club in the 1983-1984 season, the first time Gullit became the champion of Holland, to the same club won the Cup. It is interesting that in the season of "Feyenoord" and he spoke Johan Cruyff, has then ended his football career.