Sunday 18 February 2018

on this day

Johan Cruyff was born on this day in 1947.

The influence of the Dutch football maestro, a three-time Ballon d'Or winner, can be seen across European football, particularly at Ajax and Barcelona. He died in March, a month short of his 69th birthday.

Also born on this day

Alan Kernaghan Former Republic of Ireland international, 49

Felipe Massa Brazilian F1 driver, 35

Michael Van Gerwen Dutch darts player, 26

Irish Independent

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