Tribute to Cruyff


Tribute to Cruyff

Three days later and tributes have not stopped flying in for Cruyff. T-Shirt manufacturers have printed special limited editions and Twitter streams have been jammed with expressions of appreciation, respect and affection.

FC Barcelona ✔ ‎@FCBarcelona
We’ll always love you, Johan. Rest in peace

Lothar Matthäus ✔ ‎@LMatthaeus10
Such sad news about @JohanCruyff. A great man, who transformed football. Condolences to his family and friends.#legend #totaalvoetbal

osvaldo ardiles ✔ ‎@osvaldooardiles
Johan Cruyff. Extraordinary player. One of the best ever. Had the privilege to play with him twice. RIP

Gary Lineker ✔ ‎@GaryLineker
Sad to hear that Johan Cruyff has died. Football has lost a man who did more to make the beautiful game beautiful than anyone in history.

Xabi Alonso ✔ ‎@XabiAlonso
The ’14’ will never be the same. RIP Johan Cruyff.

Catalonia Calling #27 is called “Thank you, Johan Cruyff, the Flying Dutchman” and is the personal homage to the great Dutch footballer, who both played for and coached FC Barcelona. It is presented in English by Barcelona writer and football lover, Simon Harris.


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