Johan Cruyff’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 25, 1947

Death Date

March 24, 2016

Age of Death

68 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer


Soccer Player

The soccer player Johan Cruyff died at the age of 68 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Dutch midfielder and forward who was one of the best players in the 1970s, winning multiple league and European championships.

He fathered three children with his wife of over 40 years, Danny.



“Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster.” (Johan Cruyff)


“Quality without results is pointless. Results without quality is boring.” (Johan Cruyff)


“It’s like everything in football – and life. You need to look, you need to think, you need to move, you need to find space, you need to help others. It’s very simple in the end.” (Johan Cruyff)


“There are some people who might have better technique than me, and some may be fitter than me, but the main thing is tactics. With most players, tactics are missing. You can divide tactics into insight, trust, and daring. In the tactical area, I think I just have more than most other players.” (Johan Cruyff)


“I always delegate. If someone is very good at something, whatever it is, he will be in charge.” (Johan Cruyff)