- Name: Johan Cruyff
- Age at Death: 68 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Soccer Player
- Net Worth: US $4 Million
- Status: Deceased
Johan Cruyff was a Dutch professional soccer player and coach. He’s won multiple European championships and was named player of the year three times. Cruyff was born Hendrik Johannes Cruijff on April 25, 1947 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He grew up relatively close to the AFC Ajax Football Club which he eventually joined at the age of 10.
After spending six years in AFC Ajax’s youth division, Cruyff made his senior debut in 1964. He normally plays as a center-forward or attacking midfielder. Cruyff played for AFC Ajax from 1964-1973 which led to six Dutch championships and three European cups. He won the Ballon d’Or Award as European Footballer of the Year in 1971. Cruyff transferred to Barcelona in 1973 and played for the club until 1978. He picked up back to back Ballon d’Or Awards for years 1973 and 1974. Cruyff also played professionally for Los Angeles Aztecs, Washington Diplomats, Levante, and Feyenoord. He retired from international football in 1977 and played his last game for Feyenoord in 1984.
As a coach, Cruyff took over as manager of Ajax in 1985. He managed the team for three years, winning two Dutch Cups and a UEFA Cup. Cruyff coached Barcelona from 1988-1996. He led Barcelona to several League titles, three Super Cups and a Copa Del Ray title. His last coaching role was with the Catalonia from 2009-2013.
Johan Cruyff died on March 24, 2016 at the age of 68. His reported cause of death was lung cancer. He was first diagnosed with lung cancer in 1991. He gave up smoking after undergoing open heart surgery. Cruyff was 5ft 10in tall and had a net worth of $4 million. He was married to ‘Danny Coster’ from 1968 until his death. They had three children, Chantal, Susila and Jordi.
Johan Cruyff Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Hendrik Johannes Cruijff
- Birthday: April 25, 1947
- Place of Birth: Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: Soccer Player, Coach
- Years Active: 1964-1984 (player)
- Net Worth : Salary: US $4 Million
- Marriage(s): Danny Coster
- Death-O-Meter: Dead
- Died: March 24, 2016
- Cause of Death: Lung Cancer
- Place of Death: Barcelona, Spain