Johan Cruyff

Johan Cruyff (Football Manager and Football Player), born on April 25, 1947 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Johan Cruyff's age 71 years (at death) & Zodiac Sign Taurus, nationality Dutch (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Johan Cruyff?

Johan Cruyff Bio

  • Birth Name:Johan Cruyff
  • First Name: Johan
  • Last Name: Cruyff
  • Age: 71 years (at death)
  • Died: March 24, 2016 (68 years)
  • Birth Date: April 25, 1947
  • Birth Place: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Light brown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
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  • Johan Cruyff Height

    5 ft 0 in (180 cm/)

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    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 ft 0 in
    Height (in Centimeters)180 cm
    Height (in Meters)
    Weight (in Kilograms)76 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)168 lbs

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    What Johan Cruyff said about Messi?

    Legendary former Barcelona manager, Johan Cruyff, who himself had been awarded the prestigious honour three times during his playing career, had claimed that Messi would go on to win seven Ballon d’Or times way back in 2012.

    What is Johan Cruyff famous for?

    Johan Cruyff, byname of Hendrik Johannes Cruijff, (born April 25, 1947, Amsterdam, Netherlands—died March 24, 2016, Barcelona, Spain), Dutch football (soccer) forward renowned for his imaginative playmaking. He won numerous honours, including European Footballer of the Year (1971, 1973, and 1974).

    Who is the father of modern football?

    Johan Cruyff invented modern football. He was a beautiful, brilliant and inspirational player and that alone would have placed him firmly in the pantheon, but what he did as a coach is unparalleled. When he took over Barcelona in 1988, they had won two league titles in 28 years.

    How did Cruyff changed football?

    During his time with the club, he won six league titles, three European Cups and two UEFA Super Cups. He also became the first Dutch player to win the Ballon D’Or. Cruyff was also part of the most famous Dutch side ever assembled.

    Hendrik Johannes “Johan” Cruijff OON, anglicised to Cruyff; 25 April 1947 – 24 March 2016) was a Dutch professional football player and coach. As a player, he won the Ballon d’Or three times, in 1971, 1973, and 1974. Cruyff was the most famous exponent of the football philosophy known as Total Football explored by Rinus Michels, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in football history. In the 1970s, Dutch football rose from near obscurity to become a powerhouse in the sport. Cruyff led the Netherlands to the final of the 1974 FIFA World Cup and received the Golden Ball as player of the tournament. At the 1974 finals, he executed a feint that subsequently was named after him, the “Cruyff Turn”, a move widely replicated in the modern game. At club level, Cruyff started his career at Ajax, where he won eight Eredivisie titles, three European Cups and one Intercontinental Cup. In 1973, he moved to Barcelona for a world record transfer fee, winning La Liga in his first season and was named European Footballer of the Year. After retiring from playing in 1984, Cruyff became highly successful as manager of Ajax and later Barcelona; he remained an influential advisor to both clubs. His son Jordi also played football professionally.

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