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The Barça starts the construction of the statue devoted to Cruyff in the Camp Nou

Published:15/06/2019 - 21:02h

Updated:15/06/2019 - 21:02h

The FC Barcelona announced does some varied years homages to Johan Cruyff in his new Sportive City, and there is one that could advance to the rest. Several means ensure that already they have initiated the works for the construction of his statue in the Camp Nou

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The summer 2019 has several key points in the planning of the FC Barcelona, and some of them have to see with the Camp Nou. In parallel to the pre-season or to the market of signings, have initiated the works that will give place to the new Sportive City, with a deep remodeling and an enlargement of the pertaining installations to the club.

As 'Sportive World', one of the first works in being finished would be the statue of Johan Cruyff, whose inauguration aims to finals of August if it can follow the guion planned. There are not exact dates in these tasks that will carry out along the window estival, since the priority is to complete them inside a responsible timeframe but ensuring his quality.

The quoted half ensures that to starts of this week began to prepare the zone in which it will be erigida, although without calling especially the attention. They planted the foundations to an hour with little traffic of fans and afterwards reconstructed the plot retouched, where could situate so much the figure like the memorial plate devoted to the Dutch. 

The sculpture will look to the façade of grandstand of the Camp Nou and will accompany to the one of Laszlo Kubala, another myth barcelonista to the that devoted this recognition. In the case of the hungaro, the work was commissioned to the artist Montserrat Garcia Rius, and his work saw the light on 24 September 2009. Soon it could have another famous mate.

The statue, one of the homages of the Barça to Cruyff

After his demise on 24 March 2016, the Barça already devoted several details to Cruyff and his family, and the Dutch has a space devoted in the Camp Nou. Again, his gathered will be invited to the inauguaración of the statue and of other edificaciones planned, that will see the light in the frame of the construction of the new Espai Barça.

The Miniestadi is in reforms and will happen to call Estadi Johan Cruyff, and will receive the parties of the filial, of the first feminine team and of the Juvenile To masculine when it contest the Youth League. Will have capacity for 6.000 viewers, and his first meeting will gather to the juvenile of Barça and Ajax, the two groups that marked the career of the footballer of Amsterdam.

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