If there’s one thing Louis van Gaal seems to like more than watching the game, it’s thinking and talking about the game. That’s why the Netherlands coach talks about his "philosophy" so often—for example, in this fantastic interview with FIFA TV.
Looking at his career so far, it becomes obvious Van Gaal has always stayed true to his words. At Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and with the Dutch national team, he has always worked according to the same principles.
Van Gaal has certain principles in mind, and he sticks to them. It’s his "philosophy"—but what, exactly, does this "philosophy" entail?