Cruyff

/ (krɔɪf, Dutch krœjf) /

noun

Johan (joːˈhɑn). born 1947, Dutch footballer and manager: played for Ajax and Barcelona; European Footballer of the Year (1971, 1973, 1974); capped 48 times for the Netherlands, scoring 33 goals; as a manager he won the European Cup with Barcelona (1992)

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  • USA vs Ghana That early generation of Total Footballers, led by Cruyff, grew into the inimitable Netherlands team of the 1970s.

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  • So much so that Cruyff can't help but pick against his home country in the final.

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