Jordi Cruyff, during a press conference with the FC Barcelona


"Leo Messi is the biggest that there has been in the Barça"

Published:2/07/2017 - 21:27h

Updated:3/07/2017 - 01:45h

The son of Johan Cruyff, Jordi, has conceded in the last hours some words in which it has undone in praises to Leo Messi, ensuring that it is without place to doubts the most esteemed value that has had the FC Barcelona in all his history

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The current trainer of the Maccabi of Tel Aviv and son of one of the big legends of the FC Barcelona, Jordi Cruyff, has conceded an interview to "Supermitre Sportive" in which it has left patent the big admiration that feels to the figure of Leo Messi, to the one who considers clearly like the most important player that has gone through the Barça.

"In the football, 99% are mortal and 1% immortal, as my father"

"Messi is a different player. It is the biggest that there has been in the Barcelona", has stood out Jordi Cruyff, the one who to continuation has spoken on the footprint that has left his father, Johan, in the FC Barcelona as much as player as during his stage of trainer.

"He tried like player and trainer reflect his idea and today his DNA is in the Barcelona, from the smallest until the biggest", has recalcado. "Had a different idea: like footballer, wanted to reflect an own idea and like trainer, even more. Had a lot of personality, charisma and capacity of leadership. In the football, 99% of the people are mortal, between them I, and in 1% of the immortal is my father".

Praises of Cruyff for Pep Guardiola

On the other hand, Jordi Cruyff also has delivered praises for Pep Guardiola, on the one who says that it carried to the extreme the philosophy of the Barcelona implanted by his father Johan in the club. "It carried to the extreme to the Barcelona this style. Each trainer has treated to give his touch personal to the model, but basing in the 4-3-3, dominating the game and the possession and looking to the Dutch philosophy".

Definitely, the words of somebody that knows very very how has built the essence of the FC Barcelona along the last decades. His father, Johan Cruyff, always will be alive in the memory of all the barcelonistas.

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