Jordi Cruyff in an event of Barça and the Johan Cruyff Foundation


The new 'Cruyff era' begins at FC Barcelona!

Published:2/08/2021 - 13:28h

Updated:2/08/2021 - 13:28h

Since this Sunday the last name Cruyff has returned to be part of FC Barcelona. Jordi has returned to his house and has already begun his functions

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The surname Cruyff is synonymous of history in the FC Barcelona. Johan, in the field and in the benches, turned into a legend for the barcelonismo and all the European football. His vision, understanding of the game and the magic, in his feet and his ideas, promoted to the Barcelona group to be what is nowadays.

The club has not forgotten his legacy, in any moment. Now, the balloon has it his son, Jordi, the one who has begun to form part officially of the FC Barcelona from this Sunday 1 August. It will be the attendant to advise to the president culé, Joan Laporta, in the sportive area, like a species of link and will live his 'debut' official in the party of the blaugrana this Wednesday in front of the RB Salzburg from the 19:00 hours (peninsular schedule Spanish).

To fault that the club announce his official organisation chart (the idea of the directors is to do a 'launching' in style), the paper of Jordi Cruyff will be key for the new Barça. Laporta Expects to have he like an adviser áulico that mark the step deportivamente with the decisions that had taken his father for the good of the team. The intention is that it keep alive the project and philosophy that implanted Johan 30 years ago.

Jordi will work directly with Rafa Yuste, sportive vice-president, and Mateu Alemany, director of football. It arrives in a key month, the last of market of signings, in which the Barça will face a stage more than complicated in the middle of the exits of players with which Koeman does not explain, in addition to the discounts salariales of the 'heavy weights' and the registration of the new players, with Leo Messi included.

Return home

It does some months, when it announced of official way his 'signing' by the Barça, Jordi offered some very moving statements to the official means of the club: "I Come to help, the motivation is enormous", aimed, manifesting that "twenty-five years ago that left me, has been a very long route, for me is a bit like going back home".

Of the same way, in this moment stood out that "it is question to arrive and integrate. There is a lot of work for doing, in my last years have stepped a lot of different places, different clubs, continents, different experiences... I come to help, to collaborate with which there is here, help in anything, basically".

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