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Three reasons for ’Jordi’ on the shirt

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Jordi Cruyff chose with ’Jordi’ on his shirt instead of Cruyff’. To what pressure, to take away, as was always assumed. ,,But that was only one of the three reasons”, says the son of the best Dutch footballer of all time Johan.

Johan and Jordi Cruyff

I was also proud of my Catalan origin and name. You must remember that I have more than half of my life in Barcelona’ve lived,” explains Jordi. ,,And then there was a commercial aspect. The rights of the name Cruyff layers with my father. Of course I could use if I wanted. But we wanted to avoid clubs or countries, the name Cruyff in combination with number 14 would exploit.”

Read the entire article about fathers and sons in Orange in the premium edition of The Telegraaf/Telesport

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