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Cruyff, Johan

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Pronunciation: /krɔɪf
 
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Definition of Cruyff, Johan in English:

(B.1947), Dutch footballer and football manager. An attacking midfielder, he was a member of the Ajax team that won three consecutive European Cup Finals (1971-3) and captained the Netherlands in their World Cup Final defeat by West Germany (1974).

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