Johan Cruyff; 25 April 1947 – 24 March 2016) was a Dutch expert football player and chief. As a player, he won the Ballon d’Or multiple times, in 1971, 1973 and 1974.Cruyff was a defender of the football reasoning known as Total Football investigated by Rinus Michels. He is generally viewed as quite possibly the best player throughout the entire existence of the game, as well as one of its best directors of all time. He is likewise viewed as quite possibly of the most powerful figure in current football
In the last part of the 1960s and mid 1970s, Dutch football rose from a semi-proficient and dark level to turn into a force to be reckoned with in the sport. Cruyff drove the Netherlands to the last of the 1974 FIFA World Cup and got the Golden Ball as player of the tournament. After completing third in UEFA Euro 1976, Cruyff would not play in the 1978 FIFA World Cup after a hijacking endeavor focusing on him and his family in their Barcelona home discouraged him from football. In 1973, he moved to Barcelona for a world record move charge, assisting the group with winning La Liga in his most memorable season and winning the Ballon d’Or. In the wake of resigning from playing in 1984, Cruyff turned out to find success as director of Ajax and later Barcelona; he stayed a powerful consultant to the two clubs after his training residencies.
In 1999, Cruyff was casted a ballot European Player of the Century in a political decision held by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics, and came next behind Pelé in their World Player of the Century survey. He came third in a vote coordinated by the French magazine France Football counseling their previous Ballon d’Or victors to choose their Football Player of the Century. The FIFA World Cup Dream Team in 2002, and in 2004 was named in the FIFA 100 rundown of the world’s most noteworthy living players.
Johan Cruyff Summary
|Full Name||Hendrik Johannes Cruijff|
|Born||25 April 1947, Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Father name||Hermanus Cornelis Cruijff|
|Mother name||Petronella Bernarda Draaijer|
|Spouse name||Danny Coster|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.78m)|
|Chest size||42 Inches|
|Net Worth||20 Million Euro (18 Million Dollars)|
|Children||Chantal, Susila , and Jordi|
|Nickname||Jopie , El Salvador and El Flaco|
|Position||Forward, attacking midfielder|
|Date of death||24 March 2016 Barcelona, Spain|
Johan Cruyff Wife name and Wedding
Cruyff and Danny Coster getting married on 2 December 1968.At the wedding of ajax partner Piet Keizer, on 13 June 1967, Cruyff met his future spouse, Diana Margarethe “Danny” costar (conceived 1949). They began dating, and on 2 December 1968, at 21 years old, he wedded Danny. Her dad was Dutch finance manager cord costar who likewise turned out to be Cruyff’s representative. He was additionally attributed with designing Cruyff’s transition to fc Barcelona in 1973. The marriage is said to have been glad for just about 50 years
Cruyff’s solid character assumed a part in the battle among Puma and Adidas, the two opponent brands that were brought into the world from the divisions between the two Dassler brothers. Cruyff loved Puma’s King boots and by 1974 had marked a sponsorship manage the German athletic apparel and gear provider.As the competition drew nearer, Cruyff straight wouldn’t wear Adidas’ brand name three dark stripes on his No. 14 shirt. The Netherlands public football affiliation had not much of a choice yet to respect the desires of their best player, and Dutch authorities in the long run convinced Adidas to plan a different shirt only for Cruyff, with only two stripes running along the sleeves.
Outside football, Cruyff’s number one game (and side interest) was golf.
During the 1970s, Cruyff wanted to gather vehicles. In the Sandro Ciotti’s narrative film Il Profeta del gol (1976), Cruyff said, “I like to drive for the 20 km that different the instructional course from my home, it loosens up me.
In 1979, cruyff was arriving at the dusk of his vocation in barcelona. He started to envision making a scope of footwear himself to challenge the specialized and extravagance characteristics of those available in advance. Following a couple of long stretches of falling flat to urge large athletic apparel brands to view his thought in a serious way, after this was a seriously surprising desire of an expert athlete at that point. In the end he joined with his dear companion, italian planner emilio lazzarini, and utilizing his insight he set off on a mission to make a specialized shoe which figured out how to offset usefulness with polish. At first the reach was loaded up with “extravagance” indoor football shoes, yet they immediately became utilized as a design shoe because of their alluring appearance. Thus cruyff classics brand was conceived.
|Club||Barcelona , Ajax , Los Angeles Aztecs, Washington Diplomats , Feyenoord , Levante|
|Debut Club||Ajax 15 November 1964|
|Last played Club||Feyenoord|
|Debut match age||17 years 11 months 17 days|
|International debut||7 September 1966|
|Debut match age||19.4 years old|
|Best achievement||FIFA World Cup Runner-up: 1974 UEFA European Championship Third place: 1976|
|Last played||26 October 1977|
Johan Cruyff Goals Status
|Barcelona||1973 – 78||La Liga||48|
|Ajax||1964 – 1974||Eredivisie||190|
|Los Angeles Aztecs||1979||NASL||14|
|Levante||1980 – 81||Segunda División||2|
|Ballon d’Or||1971, 1973, 1974;|
|FIFA World Cup Golden Ball||1974|
|Dutch Footballer of the Year||1968|
|Dutch Sportsman of the Year:||1973|
|Don Balón Award||1977, 1978|
Johan Cruyff’s 14 principles
- Team player – ‘To accomplish things, you have to do them together.’;
- Responsibility – ‘Take care of things as if they were your own.’;
- Respect – ‘Respect one another.’;
- Integration – ‘Involve others in your activities.’;
- Initiative – ‘Dare to try something new.’;
- Coaching – ‘Always help each other within a team.’;
- Personality – ‘Be yourself.’;
- Social involvement – ‘Interaction is crucial, both in sport and in life.’;
- Technique – ‘Know the basics.’;
- Tactics – ‘Know what to do.’;
- Development – ‘Sport strengthens body and soul.’;
- Learning – ‘Try to learn something new every day.’;
- Play together – ‘An essential part of any game.’;
- Creativity – ‘Bring beauty to the sport.