Johan Cruyff Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Johan Cruyff was a Dutch professional footballer. Johan won Ballon d’Or three times. He was said to be the greatest player in the history of sports. Johan led the Netherlands to the final of the 1978 FIFA World Cup and also won a golden ball. He has won eight Eredivisie titles, three European Cups, and one International Cup. He retired in 1984 and became the manager of Ajax.

Johan Cruyff Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth                       $4 M
Full Name                        Hendrik Johannes Cruijff
Birth Date                        25 April 1947
Age                                    68 years
Birthplace                         Amsterdam, Netherlands
Profession                        Professional Footballer
Wife                                   Danny Coster

Johan Cruyff Early life

Johan was born on 25 April, 1947. His father encouraged him to play football and he used to play with his friends and older brother.  After his father’s death, Johan’s mental health was disturbed. His second father was the key to his career.

Johan Cruyff Club Career

Johan joined Ajax on his 10th birthday. When he joined Ajax, he played baseball but after 15 he quit baseball. He played his first debut on 15 November, 1964 and scored only one goal. He scored 2 goals in DWS and made his name in the 1965-66 season. Johan scored 25 goals in 23 games and Ajax won the league. In the 1966-67 season Ajax again won the league championship and they won again in the next season. During the 1969-1970 season, he won his second league. He used to wear number 14 and has a documentary on himself named Number 14 Johan Cruyff. In 1971, Ajax won the European Cup and was named European Footballer of the Year. In 1972, Ajax again won European Cup.

Johan was sold to Barcelona for 6 million guilders. In 1973, he played his last match for Ajax. He helped Barcelona win La Liga for the first time and Barcelona fans were proud of him. In 1978, Barcelona won Copa Del Ray. Johan retired in 1978 and lost most of his money he moved his family to the U.S. he signed a deal with Los Angeles Aztecs and after one season he was voted NASL Player of the Year. In 1981 he again started to play with Spanish Segunda Division. In March he played against Palencia and after only ten appearances he signed off the contract. Johan again signed a deal for Ajax and then in the 1982-1983 season, he scored a famous goal. He played 48 matches and scored 33 goals in international games. He never lost any game. In the 1974 World Cup, he led the Netherlands to a runner-up medal. In 1977 he had his retirement from international football.

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Johan Cruyff Wife

In 1967 he met Danny Coster, and they started dating in 1968. When he turned 21, he married her.

Johan Cruyff Death

Johan died at the age of 68 and his death was due to Lung Cancer. He was first diagnosed with Lung Cancer in 1991 and because of this, he had to quit smoking.

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Johan Cruyff Net Worth

Johan’s net worth was almost $4 million.

Johan Cruyff Body Features

Height                   5 ft 10 in
Weight                  76 kg
Eye Color             Blue
Hair Color            Light Brown

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