Dutch legend Johan Cruyff has come out and heaped praise on the 2014 World Champions Germany saying they played the best football.

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cruyff sfGermany went on to win the World Cup for the fourth time after beating Argentina 1-0 in the final in Rio de Janerio in extra time

The 67 year old was speaking to De Telegraaf for his column, he said, “I’m happy with Germany. They are an ambassador for football.”

The former striker also had praise for his country,”The third place is more than excellent.”

Cruyff also went on to say that Eredivisie should not follow the system deployed by the national team as it would not be liked by the fans, and the coaches should focus on defending from the front.

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