Cruijff scores high in popularity poll

More than half of the Dutch do not care that they cannot always make sense of football legend Johan Cruijff’s analyses on tv, according to a Maurice de Hond opinion poll.

Half still think that Cruijff, who turns 60 on Wednesday, is one of the two all-time greatest players in the world. But people are fairly evenly split when it comes to whether he should be Dutch national team coach – 43% are against, 40% in favour.

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