A truly great footballer has died. Those of you from my age group will have relished watching Johan Cruyff play the game. And we all went to school the following week and tried, without much success, to imitate the Dutch star in the school playground.
Cruyff has always been in my top 5 favourite footballers and will remain there. For Holland and for Barcelona, he was poetry in motion and the 'total football' label attached to the Netherlands side of which he was just one star, was a well deserved one.
He graced the International scene and got this then . . .
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