Jordi Cruyff has expressed his gratitude for the tributes to his father, Johan Cruyff who died of Cancer on Thursday.

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cruyff jordiCruyff lost his battle with lung cancer on Thursday, with his family announcing that they will hold a private funeral for the former Ajax and Barcelona great, while a public service is also set to be announced.

Jordi Cruyff has now released a statement, expressing his gratitude at the amount of tributes for his father.

The statement read, “It has touched us deeply that Johan was such an inspiration to many of you.

“On behalf of my mother, sisters and the rest of the family I would like to say thank you for all the love, kind words and memories that have been shared with us, since yesterday but also over the past months,”

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