Man City boss Pep Guardiola owes his career to Barcelona legend Johan Cruyff



Pep Guardiola should never have been a Barcelona player.
In the early '80s, youngsters at Barcelona's famed La Masia academy had to be taller than 5ft 9in to have any chance of making it into the first-team.
The powers at be at the club believed football was changing and slight technicians and diminutive playmakers were no longer the way forward.
So, while Guardiola survived the so-called doll's trial height wise, few at Barcelona believed the skinny youngster had the physique to become a top-flight player.
Johan Cruyff disagreed.
Known as El Flaco (the skinny one) as a player, the Dutchman... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 34
Share:
  •  





    News Widget for Webmasters



    Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

    Realtime News

     

    «
    »
    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3 4 5
    6 7 8 9 10 11 12
    13 14 15 16 17 18 19
    20 21 22 23 24 25 26
    27 28 29 30 31