The former Netherlands, Barcelona and Ajax star was diagnosed with lung cancer in October, but “died peacefully in Barcelona, surrounded by his family” read a statement on his official website.
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Tributes were paid to Cruyff from the football world and beyond:
Johan Cruyff celebrates a goal while at Barcelona
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Johan Cruyff dies aged 68
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