Cruyff


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Cruyff

(krɔɪf; Dutch krœjf)
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(Biography) Johan (joːˈhɑn). born 1947, Dutch footballer and manager: played for Ajax and Barcelona; European Footballer of the Year (1971, 1973, 1974); capped 48 times for the Netherlands, scoring 33 goals; as a manager he won the European Cup with Barcelona (1992)
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Jordi Cruyff is a man who loves tactics - and that's no real surprise at all given that Johan Cruyff was the innovator supreme.
BARCELONA and Ajax have sent their best wishes to former star Johan Cruyff, who is suffering from lung cancer.
DUTCH football icon Johan Cruyff has been diagnosed with lung cancer.
JOHAN Cruyff - one of the greatest footballers in history - has lung cancer.
Johan Cruyff, one of football's greatest players and most influential coaches, has been diagnosed with lung cancer, according to reports in Spanish media on Thursday.
Over the past weeks, Johan Cruyff has been undergoing medical examinations at a hospital in Barcelona.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Former FC Barcelona coach Johan Cruyff is suffering from lung cancer, it was confirmed on Thursday.
JOHAN Cruyff has blamed Mario Balotelli's former clubs for failing to educate the Italy international.
DUTCH legend Johan Cruyff believes Mario Balotelli is struggling to make an impact at Liverpool because he is "not educated" enough.
Cruyff believes that the 24-year-old is not "educated" sufficiently and so should not be included in the side.
Koeman (above) has revealed he is seeking inspiration from the great Johan Cruyff.
THE Godfather of Total Football, Cruyff (left) made watching the Dutch team of the Seventies seem like watching football porn.