SPORTS

FOOTBALL, SPORTS

Marco van Basten: An Extraordinary Career in 10 Goals

Marco van Basten: An Extraordinary Career in 10 Goals

If Johan Cruyff was the king of Dutch football, then Marco van Basten was heir to his throne. Named European Footballer of the Year three times (1988, ‘89 and ‘92) and FIFA World Player of the Year in 1992, Van Basten’s goals for Ajax, A.C. Milan and the Dutch national team still rank among the best that’s ever been seen on a football pitch.

by × 25 March 2013

FOOTBALL, SPORTS

14 Classic Johan Cruyff Quotes Explained

14 Classic Johan Cruyff Quotes Explained

Johan Cruyff isn’t only the best football player the world had ever seen until Lionel Messi, he’s also a visionary, philosopher and insufferable know-it-all. Luckily, the Amsterdammer never kept his wisdom for himself: everyone in the Netherlands can reproduce at least one of many classic Johan Cruyff quotes. We examined 14 of them and came up with some shocking conclusions…

by × 25 February 2013