Barcelona will honour former player and manager
Johan Cruyff with a statue of him at their Nou
The club will also name the new stadium they are
building for their B team after the former Dutch
Barcelona made the announcement a day after
the first year anniversary of Cruyff’s death at the
age of 68.
Cruyff won 13 trophies during his time managing
and playing for the club, including their first
European Cup in 1992.
His son Jordi also said the family will donate a
number nine Barcelona shirt worn by his father
and the Ballon d’Or trophy from 1974 to a new
Johan Cruyff exhibition at the Spanish club’s
“It is an agreement by which my father will
always be present at the club that he loved,” Jordi