Johan Cruyff, ex of Barça, in an act of his foundation with the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

THE LEGEND THAT REINVENTED THE FOOTBALL

Fourth anniversary of the death of Johan Cruyff

Published:24/03/2020 - 11:41h

Updated:24/03/2020 - 11:41h

It does just four years, on 24 March 2016, Johan Cruyff died to the age of 68 years and left an empty irreemplazable for the world of the football in general and of the barcelonismo in particular

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Johan Cruyff, the big legend of the FC Barcelona, died on 24 March 2016 to the age of 68 years victim of a cancer of lung, and after a fight that had kept at the side of his family and beings wanted. Today it does just four years of that event that conmocionó the world of the football in general and of the barcelonismo in particular.

The Dutch is an authentic legend so much by the brilliant that was like player as for having reinvented the world of the football like technician. The stadium of the Ajax of Ámsterdam carries his name, of the same way that the field of training of the Barça. In Johan Cruyff Sand, the next 22 April, is foreseen that it discover a new statue in his honour of the same way that the one who there is in the Camp Nou.

A footballer that left footprint

During the first season in which enfundó the elastic blaugrana, was able to win the League and to marvel to the fans of the Barça, starring gestas epics like the goleada to the Real Madrid by 0-5 in Santiago Bernabéu in February of 1974. In the two following campaigns the Barça did not attain to win any title, although Johan Cruyff continued shining to a level estratosférico. It won the Balloon of Bronze in 1975, and in his last season in the club, the 1977-78, achieved to conquer with the Barça the Glass of Rey.

After a brief go through United States and to go back to the Ajax, where was acclaimed for carrying out in his last season the "penalti indirect" together with his mate Jesper Olsen, hanged the boots after another brief go through the Feyenoord, to the that arrived with 37 years. It was then when it happened to the benches, where also would leave a footprint imborrable.

The technician that reinvented the football

Cruyff To the FC Barcelona like trainer, comandando to the 'Dream Team', that turned into the best Barça that had seen never. With him like technician, the Barcelona team won four titles of consecutive League, conquered the Glass of Europe in Wembley in May of 1992 and marvelled to the world with a really fantastic football, in which the possession of balloon earned more leadership and importance that antaño.

Definitely, no only it was one of the best players of the history, but it was the trainer that revolutionised the football, turning into a legend that will be always live in the breast of the barcelonismo. And it is that anybody doubts that the successes of Frank Rijkaard, Pep Guardiola, Tito Vilanova, Luis Enrique or Ernesto Valverde would not have been possible to have not been by the influence of Johan Cruyff eternal.

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