Dutch football icon and legendary Barcelona man, Johan Cruyff has been diagnosed with the terminal sickness, Lung Cancer.
Reports emerged earlier today in Spain, that the legendary footballer who won three consecutive European cups with Ajax, before playing and managing Barcelona had fallen ill.
Unfortunately, Cruyff who underwent a double heart bypass in 1991, when he was in charge of Barcelona, has been diagnosed with Cancer, but the extent of the illness is yet to be determined.
“Over the last couple of weeks Johan Cruyff has had medical examinations at a hospital in Barcelona. Lung cancer has been established. The investigations are still ongoing,” a statement from Cruyff’s management company read.
“On behalf of the privacy of Johan and his family and the fact that the investigations have not been completed, further announcement at this time can’t be given. We hope you’ll respect the privacy of Johan and his family. When investigations are completed, we’ll announce the details.”