Johan Cruyff( football player)
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Biography Johan Cruyff
Born April 25, 1947 in Amsterdam.
Clubs: Ajax, Feyenoord (both Netherlands), Barcelona, Levante (both Spain), Los Angeles Aztecs, Washington Diplomats (both USA).
Per club teams conducted 506 matches and scored 290 goals.
For Dutch team has 48 matches and scored 33 goals.
Honors: Vice-champion in 1974. 3-time Cup champion (1971-1973).. Intercontinental Cup 1972. 2 times winner of the European Super Cup (1972, 1973.).
Individual Trophies: Winner of the Golden Ball as the best footballer in Europe 1971, 1973, 1974 years.
Johan Cruyff was the first European players made a unique hat-trick, becoming the winner of the Golden Ball "three times - in 1971, 1973 and 1974. Repeat this achievement later could only Michel Platini and Marco van Basten. The Flying Dutchman "was the brain and the leader of two great teams 70's - Ajax Amsterdam and the Dutch team, whose soccer, known as the" total ", revolutionized the development of the game. Cruyff was easy and graceful, but even much higher than its rivals in size had nothing to do with him, because in addition to its technique, he had a brilliant mind. Cruyff brilliantly read the situation and of the many possible scenarios almost always like a computer, choose the best. Partners understand his intentions, and often at the gates of a rival twisted carousel such that the defenders dizzy - up until the ball end up in a grid.
Corona reception Cruyff was the original backspin ball. If you watch him play now, it immediately caught my eye: he turned the ball is not inside of the foot, and outside - and likewise served and fines, and the angular. Now strikes the outside of the foot in the performance of "standards" completely disappeared from the practice, but in 70 years with great success and used Cruyff, and several other artists (for example, Peruvians Cubillas). Often Cruyff gave the ball a curved trajectory that the ball defender and rounded the easy lay directly on the course of rushing attack partner. The originality of the Dutch leader emphasized and number on his T-shirt. This was not trivial "nine" and the number 14. At the age of 17, debuting for Ajax, Cruyff went on the field under 14-set tiebreak and then assign it to a. Kroyfmozhno say, was born in football: his mother worked as a laundress in "Ajax", and have all Johan grew up in this club, which enabled it to better absorb its spirit.