Louis Van Gaal Reveals He Has Been Using Urine Bag For Three Years


Former Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has released a shocking fact about his prostate cancer, stating he has been using a urine bag for the past three years. 

He claimed he was gradually coping in his battle with prostrate cancer.

In his latest interview with Spanish outlet AS, Van Gaal revealed the current situation of his cancer, saying, “I have been living with the disease for just over three years, with radiation, hormone injections, operations, catheters, and urine bags.”

Louis Van Gaal

“It’s unbelievable, but I can handle it. I have managed it, and I have been able to do it even while working during the last World Cup.”

“I even think that during the World Cup I managed it even better because I had a goal. And with the cancer process, it happens just like with the process of being a coach: you look for a goal. For me, it was positive to deal with both things.”

The manager revealed he had been used to death after his father died when he was 11 years old and his first wife died at the age of 39.

In addition to his experience in life and how his mother died looking healthy despite lying helplessly on the sick bed, Van Gaal revealed his attitude won’t change towards life. 

Van Gaal was in charge of the Netherlands national team in the 2022 FIFA World Cup despite suffering from the horrible disease.

Also, he enjoyed a dazzling career at Ajax, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, and arguably Manchester United.

Louis Van Gaal’s Achievements 

He won the Champions League, one UEFA Super Cup, the Europa League, three Dutch titles, three Dutch Super Cups, one Dutch Cup, and the Intercontinental Cup with Ajax.

Van Gaal won the German Bundesliga, the German Cup, and the German Super Cup with Bayern Munich.

The manager won two La Liga titles, one UEFA Super Cup, and the Spanish Super Cup with Barcelona.

The Dutch manager won the FA Cup title with Manchester United. He won the Dutch title with AZ Alkmaar in the 2008–09 season.

Louis Van Gaal’s net worth

The retired manager has a net worth of $18.3 million. He got all this wealth from his career as a player and a manager.

Louis Van Gaal Family 

Van Gaal got married to his first wife, Fernanda Obbes, in 1973, and she died in 1994, leaving the manager with two daughters named Brenda and Renate Van Gaal.

Van Gaal met his first wife, Fernanda Obbes, at the age of 18, and they got married at the age of 21. she died as a result of liver and pancreatic cancer.

In an interview, the manager revealed the last time he cried was in 1994, when his wife died. There are pictures of the deceased wife in his house, despite the fact that he is married to someone else.

Van Gaal got married to another woman 14 years after the death of his first wife. The woman’s name is Truus Van Gaal. She got married to the former Manchester United manager in 2008.


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