The famous Dutch football player and coach Johan Cruyff healers was diagnosed with lung cancer. The triple owner "the Gold ball" has smoked throughout his existing career.
It tells the print edition of Marca, the diagnosis was 68-year-old Dutchman the day before in Barcelona. Medical professionals are finding out the stage of the disease and possible treatments. Under the version of the adept Cruyff, a more in-depth information will be announced in the near future.
Cruyff smoked in his youth and did not stop when he became a professional footballer, informs Eurosport. He quit the habit in early 90s in consequence of difficulties with the heart (acute coronary insufficiency). In 1991, Cruyff, as a coach of Barcelona, underwent open-heart surgery.
2 the main club in the life of Cruyff - Ajax and Barcelona. As a player he won 8 Championships Dutch, 1 Spanish League and 3 Champions League.
Cruyff, three times became the owner of awards to the best footballer of the year "Golden ball". As a player, except for Ajax and Barca, he played for Dutch Feyenoord, the Spanish "Levante", the American "Los Angeles" and "Washington". As a coach, he has managed Barcelona, Ajax and the national team of Catalonia. For Netherlands Cruyff scored 33 goals in 48 matches, became the bronze medalist of the European championship in 1976 and the silver of the world championship - 1974.
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