Ronald Koeman with Tonny Bruins Slot


Ronald Koeman, affected after Bruins Slot's death

Published:2/11/2020 - 23:57h

Updated:2/11/2020 - 23:57h

Barcelona's coach, Ronald Koeman, has regretted the death of his ex assistant, Bruins Slot, with a message through his social networks.

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Tonny Bruins Slot Died this 2 November to the 73 years of age, victim of a lymphatic cancer. Although the Dutch carried time withdrawn of the first line futbolística to consequence of the grave illness, still exerted of adviser futbolístico in Holland, especially in the Ajax. The world of the football has regretted the death of one of the technicians and analysts more important in the history, between them, Ronald Koeman, the one who has expressed how much has affected him the death of the that went his assistant from 2005.

Ronald Koeman was always very near to Bruins and shared big part of his professional career to his side. First, it went his discipulo, when it was part of the staff of Johan Cruyff in the FC Barcelona. Later, when the current technical culé began his career like the trainer, went a collaborator in his teams. Of there to that they have created a very good friendship along the years and that Koeman regret deeply his death.

Through his account of Twitter, Ronald Koeman, has expressed his sadness by the death of his ex assistant. In a message wrote: "A true man of football, but especially a beautiful person. I knew well to Tonny when we attain wonderful successes in Barcelona, ​​Tonny like assistant of Johan, I like player". On the other hand, the trainer of the Barcelona, in a second tweet, expressed that it had had "the privilege to have to Tonny to my side like a loyal and extremely intelligent trainer", remembering his ayoyo in the Ajax, Benfica, PSV, Valencia and AZ. "A lot of strength Lucienne, children and grandchildren. It rests in peace fellow mine", culminated.

Much more that an assistant

Tonny Bruins Slot Was for the football much more that a trainer or an assistant. It was an extremely intelligent man whose idea of the sport always went further of the period. It is not coincidence that, although in the anonymity, went one of the key pieces of the 'Dream Team' of Johan Cryuff and a referent in his place by his vision and his hit form to choose to the best players of the period.

It added a big quantity of titles in his career prfesional. Like technical director of the Ajax, won a Dutch league. Like assistant in the Dutch club, achieved other two leagues, three glasses, a supercopa Dutch and a Recopa. With the Barcelona, like ayundante also, won four leagues, a Glass, three Supercopas, a Glass of Europe, a Recopa and a Supercopa of Europe. In the Benfica, a Supercopa Portuguese and a last Dutch league, with the PSV.

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