Earlier this week there was a news message about Johan Cruijff in the Spanish media. The message sounded that the famous footballer was diagnosed with lung cancer. For a lot of people it was big shock and they all hoped he will get healthy soon.
Yesterday and today there were a lot of actions in Holland to show support for Johan Cruijff and his battle with cancer. In a lot of stadiums this weekend like at FC Twente – PSV, De Graafschap – Heracles, Roda JC – Excelsior, Cambuur – Den Haag and Willem II – SC Heerenveen people stood up and started applauding in the 14th minute. The time refers to his legendary time at Ajax Amsterdam where he was the number 14 of the team, some clubs even had a small banner for him.
Johan Cruijff was and is a real Ajax supporter and he is still working at the club. The big rival of Ajax is ofcourse Feyenoord Rotterdam and even in De Kuip today at the match Feyenoord – AZ every supporters stood up and started applauding for him.
Also in FC Barcelona they showed their support to the legendary number 14. Johan Cruijff also played at this club for over 5 years and was a successful coach at FC Barcelona for over 8 years.