Barcelona plan Cruyff tribute at club’s training center

One year after his death, Barcelona will name the future training center stadium after Johan Cruyff.
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Check out Barcelona's massive tifo in honor of Johan Cruyff

Barcelona pulled out all the stops in their pre-match tribute to club legend Johan Cruyff.For Saturday's El Clasico vs Real Madrid, Barca donned special kits with "Gracies Johan" flocked in the middle of the shirt, and as the players came out of the tunnel, the capacity Camp Nou crowd greeted them with a massive tifo bearing the same message. It provided for an emotional and electric...
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April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Wembley Stadium salutes Johan Cruyff in 14th minute of Netherlands friendly

Five days after the death of the legendary Johan Cruyff, England hosted the Netherlands in a high-profile friendly at Wembley Stadium.Appropriately in the 14th minute of the game -- Cruyff famously wore the No. 14 -- the entire stadium stood and applauded for a minute-long tribute for the former Oranje star. An image of Cruyff beamed up on the big screen throughout, while the iconic...
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March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Barcelona holds last day of memorial tribute to Cruyff

BARCELONA, Spain --Barcelona is holding its final day of tribute to soccer great Johan Cruyff at the Camp Nou Stadium.Although the stadium opened its doors Saturday to a stream of thousands of mourning fans, Tuesday is the first day when members of the Cruyff family will participate, with son Jordi Cruyff expected to say a few words.Barcelona's entire team paid homage to the former...
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March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Johan Cruyff fans pay their respects at Barcelona memorial

BARCELONA, Spain -- Fans mourning the death of Johan Cruyff are paying their respects to the former player and coach at a temporary memorial in Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium.Attendees can sign a book of condolences and file past a large photo of the Dutch legend inside the stadium lobby. The photo is flanked by the club's and Catalonia's flags and rose bouquets.Barcelona president...
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March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

France’s Olivier Giroud Nearly Spoils Johan Cruyff’s Netherlands Tribute (Video)

Olivier Giroud picked the wrong time to score his 14th goal for France’s national team. The France striker scored against the Netherlands on Friday in the 13th minute of their exhibition soccer game; just moments before the Amsterdam Arena, and perhaps the entire soccer world, paused to honor Johan Cruyff with a minute’s applause. Giroud's goal —...
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ten memorable moments and accomplishments of Johan Cruyff’s soccer career

To choose ten memorable moments and accomplishments from the soccer career of a legend such as Johan Cruyff was incredibly tough. I could easily do ten on his playing career and 10 on his managerial career. Anyway, we came up with ten moments and accomplishments that presented a well-rounded glimpse at Johan Cruyff’s life and career. Some of these are well known and some are not...
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March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Remembering the life of Johan Cruyff

Johan Cruyff was one of the most well-rounded soccer minds in the history of the game. As a player, and manager, Johan Cruyff excelled and was one of the greatest in both aspects of soccer. Cruyff passed away this morning after battling lung cancer. In a statement on his website: “On March 24 2016 Johan Cruyff (68) died peacefully in Barcelona, surrounded by his family after a...
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March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Johan Cruyff says he will win battle against cancer

BARCELONA, Spain -- Dutch football great Johan Cruyff is confident he will come out on top in his battle against cancer.Less than a month after it was disclosed that he has lung cancer, Cruyff said he is ''confident that everything will be all right.''He said he is ''doing well'' after starting treatment and affirmed that ''it's a battle that I will win.''The 68-year-old former Ajax...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff suffering from lung cancer

One of the greatest soccer players and greatest soccer minds ever Johan Cruyff has been diagnosed with lung cancer. Cruyff learned of this diagnosis over the past week and is undergoing further tests. This comes a little over a week after it was revealed that German great Gerd Muller has Alzheimer’s disease. Johan Cruyff was one of the first adopters of the “Total Football...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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