- Category : 1896-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (12,28,32,36,58)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Upheaval 1
Dutch football player and administrator, a.k.a. Rat Verlegh, who is best known for his association with NAC Breda, whose Rat Verlegh Stadion is named in his honour. Antoon Verlegh was a player, trainer, editor, secretary, member of the board, vice chairman and chairman of honour at NAC Breda. He also had several important positions at the KNVB and he was considered to be one of the football icons in The Netherlands until the 1950s.
From 1920 to 1927 Verlegh played a total of 8 matches for the Dutch national squad, in which he scored 2 times.
On 12 March 1960 Verlegh visited friends in The Hague. Not feeling well, he decided to leave by car for Breda. On 14 March Verlegh’s car and body were found in a small lake near Prinsenbeek. Doctors assumed Verlegh died of a heart attack while driving.