The football world, on Thursday, was shocked to hear the news of the enigmatic Johan Cruyff suffering from lung cancer.
The news of Johan Cruyff diagnosed with lung cancer spread like wildfire and well wishes soon flooded in. The former AFC Ajax and FC Barcelona superstar played a pivotal role and has left a sparking legacy in the both the clubs.
FC Barcelona are indebted to Cruyff for his forward thinking, that led to one of the most entertaining forms the game has been played a Total Football. The Dutchman’s way of thinking is still seen as the only way Barcelona play, their one touch passing and their famed La Masia academy, are considered to be a part of his legacy.
But it was the fans from the other famed club, AFC Ajax, that took it to the next level to pay their tribute to this living legend. Vitesse hosted AFC Ajax during the weekend in the Eredivisie, and the whole stadium erupted on the 14th minute in support of Cruyff, who sported the number 14 throughout his career.
You can glimpse the video below: