Date of Birth: July 17, 1972
Birthplace: Kampen, Holland
Height: 186 cm
Weight: 86 kg
Previous Clubs: FC Zwolle (Holland), Cambuur Leewarden (Holland), Willem II (Holland), PSV Eindhoven (Holland)
Jaap Stam became the most expensive defender in the world when Manchester United aquired him from PSV Eindhoven in May 1998 to. He is a speedy defender, good at heading. He played for Holland in the World Cup 1998 and received criticism for simply playing bad.