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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Barcelona 1974 - No.9 Cruyff.


The 1973–74 season saw the arrival of Johan Cruyff, who was bought for a world record £920,000 fee from Ajax, and as one would expect from the worlds outstanding footballer, he instantly had a massive impact, and would ultimately change the history of the club.

Cruyff quickly won over the Barcelona fans when he told the European press he chose Barça over Real Madrid because he could not play for a club associated with the Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. He further endeared himself when he chose a Catalan name, Jordi, for his son.

A year after he moved to Camp Nou, he helped the club win La Liga for the first time since 1960, along the way defeating Real Madrid 5–0 at the Bernabéu and was also crowned European Footballer of the Year, a title he would claim twice in succession.

He returned to manage Barça in 1988, and although his impressive haul of 11 trophies has since been surpassed by his former pupil Josep Guardiola, Cruyff has been Barcelona's longest serving manager to date.


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