Michael Laudrup, former FC Barcelona player


Michael Laudrup reinterprets Johan Cruyff's most iconic phrase

Published:27/03/2023 - 17:32h

Updated:27/03/2023 - 17:32h

In a recent interview, Michael Laudrup has remembered the mythical sentence of Johan Cruyff "go out and enjoy" to few minutes of the final of the Champions in his edition 1991/92 in front of the Sampdoria

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To little more than seven years of his demise, the legacy of Johan Cruyff follows valid between several figures of the football. Recently, Michael Laudrup, member of the team that won the first Glass of Europe for the culés in the season 1991/92 of the hand of the Dutch, has remembered his sentence "go out and enjoy" just before contesting that final.

This moment took place on 20 May 1992, in the stadium of Wembley before the decisive party of the tournament in front of the Sampdoria, party that would define in the extention with an unforgettable goal of Ronald Koeman to inscribe the name of the Barça for the first time in the list of winners of the most prestigious tournament to level of clubs.

The words of Laudrup

In his statements for the 'Daily Mail', the exinternacional with the Danish selection has given to know to what referred the then míster, indicating that his aim was to subtract them pressure of face to the party: "Cruyff said us: 'Hear, there is not problem, without pressure. Enjoy it. It is so special... You have played two years to be here. First it was necessary to win LaLiga. You are two years old to arrive here. Now, enjoy it'".

Likewise, the otrora midfield player indicated that these recommendations of the trainer were applied such as it had indicated it and has remembered how was his experience under the orders of the Dutch: "'Now, enjoy it'. And we enjoy it, it went an incredible party. I arrived to Barcelona to the 24 years and learnt more than Cruyff in two years that of any another person. It did not need two minutes to explain me everything".

Other episodes beside Cruyf

In the interview, Laudrup also has remembered other moments when both coincided in the Barcelona team: "Memory to Cruyff shouting in the exercises to Pep because it was right-handed. It can play with the left foot, but are honest, is not fantastic. Always jugabámos a lot with the two legs. 'Detain with his left, play with his right', said us. There was not problem! Until you did it the other way around".

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