Barcelona have revealed their intention to name their new stadium in the Ciutat Esportiva training complex after club legend, Johan Cruyff who passed on last year, March. The Dutch who passed on at age 68 donned the Barcelona kit 143 times between 1973 and 1978, scoring 48 goals. He managed the club between 1988 and 1996, winning four La Liga titles consecutively from 1991 to 1994,the 1989 European Cup Winners Cup and the 1992 European Cup final.
A three time winner of the Ballon d’Or trophy (1971, 1973 and 1974), the 1974 trophy as well as his number 9 shirt have been donated to the club by the Cruyff family for display in the FC Barcelona Museum that will have a section dedicated to the life of Cruyff. There are also plans to have a commemorative sculpture at the new Camp Nou.