Happy Birthday Johan Cruyff: 10 Ace Photos Of ‘Jopie’ In His Pomp

Chris Wright

25th, April 2012


By Chris Wright

Huzzah! Jordi Cruyff’s dad is 65 today. To celebrate, here’s some Cruyfftastic vintage photos of him in his snake-hipped, flaxen-haired pomp (plus a couple thrown in of him just as he was beginning to move out of it!)…


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Uber cool Johan Cruyff poses during a photocall for the Holland national side, 1969

As a little bonus, here’s some brilliant archive footage of Cruyff’s famous Impossible Goal (‘El Gol Imposible’) scored for Barcelona against Atletico Madrid in 1973 for you to savour…

He was really quite good in his day you know.

(Photos: PA)