FC Barcelona has a Monday night with the statue of Johan Cruyff revealed. It is a tribute to the 2016 death of football legend, stands on the square at the Camp Nou.
The unveiling of the statue comes a day before the official opening of the new stadium and the training complex of Barcelona, which is the name of Cruyff wearing it. The new building has been designed to vrouwenelftal and beloftenploeg of the Catalans.
“This is the statue that makes the entire family proud,” said Jordi Cruyff, at the launch. “We would like to thank everyone who made it possible. The statue is located in a very special place for John, because he was as a player and a coach, has a lot of time there.”
Cruyff was in his spelersloopbaan between 1973 and 1978, under contract with Barcelona, and returned there in 1988 and returned as a coach. He was an eight-year member of the 26-times champion, who he is as a coach, with four of the titles mentioned.
FC Barcelona will unveil a statue of Johan Cruyff
Johan Cruyff played between 1973 and 1978 in Barcelona, spain. (Photo: Getty Images)
The statue of Johan Cruyff at the Camp Nou. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
V. l.n.l to r): Jordi Cruyff, for his mother, Danny, and the Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu. (Photo: Getty Images)
“Go to the field and to enjoy the process.” A famous quote from Johan Cruijff. (Photo: Getty Images)
The statue stands in the square at the Camp Nou. (Photo: Pro-Shots)