Johan Cruijff in 1974 (Photo: Rob Mieremet/Wikimedia Commons) - Credit: Johan Cruijff in 1974 (Photo: Rob Mieremet/Wikimedia Commons)
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 11:30
Amsterdam Museum opens condolence book for hometown icon Cruijff
The Amsterdam Museum opened a condolence book for Johan Cruijff, who grew up i the Amsterdam neighborhood Betondorp, on Friday. The book will be open all through Easter weekend during the museum's opening times. "With the death of Johan Cruijff, the city of Amsterdam lost one of its great icons. The Amsterdam Museum is therefore opening a condolence book for all Amsterdammers.", the museum writes on its web page. The book can be found in the Schuttersgalerij, along with other Cruijff related objects such as the Golden Ball from 1974 and the famous photo portrait by Paul Huf. Visitors are invited to come and sign the condolence book and leave a memory.