Pep Guardiola: Why I owe my career to Johan Cruyff
Guardiola was a young player coming through at Barcelona when former Ajax and Barca great Cruyff, who died earlier this year aged 68, was a manager there.
And the Manchester City boss insists the three-time Ballon d’Or winner, who won 36 major honours as a player and coach, taught him everything he knows today.
Speaking at the launch of My Turn, Cruyff’s autobiography, Guardiola said: “I think he was the most influential person in the history of football. He changed not just one but two clubs.
“I am sitting here because I met him. Otherwise it would not have been possible.”
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