How Did Johan Cruyff Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Johan Cruyff death

The soccer player Johan Cruyff passed away at age 68, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Dutch midfielder and forward who was one of the best players in the 1970s, winning multiple league and European championships.

He fathered three children with his wife of over 40 years, Danny.

How did Johan Cruyff die?

Lung Cancer caused Johan Cruyff's death in 2016.

Information about the death of Johan Cruyff
Cause of deathLung Cancer
Age of death68 years
ProfessionSoccer Player
BirthdayApril 25, 1947
Death dateMarch 24, 2016
Place of deathBarcelona, Spain
Place of burialCremated, Ashes given to family or friend


Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.

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There are some people who might have better technique than me, and some may be fitter than me, but the main thing is tactics. With most players, tactics are missing. You can divide tactics into insight, trust, and daring. In the tactical area, I think I just have more than most other players.

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Football is now all about money. There are problems with the values within the game. This is sad because football is the most beautiful game. We can play it in the street. We can play it everywhere.

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You have got to shoot, otherwise you can’t score.

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Sometimes something’s got to happen before something is going to happen.

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