Former player and coach Frank Rijkaard has Wednesday the new logo unveiled by the Johan Cruijff Arena, as the stadium in Amsterdam from next season onwards is called.
Rijkaard revealed the new logo, which consists of the colors red and white is, together with the children of the last year, in October, died the mayor of amsterdam Eberhard van der Laan.
Also, among others, Edwin van der Sar, general director of Ajax and the Arena director Henk Markerink were at the ceremony present at the birth of Cruyff, who for more than two years ago, died Wednesday at 71 years old would have become. After the unveiling, the footrace Johan Cruyff to Run start.
Jordi Cruyff, the son of the march 2016 deceased legendary number 14, thanked in a video message to everyone that hard has made for the name change. “We are very proud,” he said.
The Amsterdam sportwethouder Eric van der Burg said in a speech that “the fact that we are here now, all thanks to Van der Laan”. “If he had not used, then the length of time in the Amsterdam Arena will be welcomed.”