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Jordi Cruijff

Jordi  Cruijff
Birthdate:February 09, 1974 in Amsterdam
International:9(1) caps(goals)
Current club:Retired
Former club(s):FC Valletta (Mal), Metalurg Donetsk (Ukr), Espanyol (Spa), Alaves Vitoria, Celta de Vigo (on loan)(Spa), Manchester United (Eng), Barcelona (Spa), Ajax
Jordi Cruijff - son of the legendary Johan Cruijff - started his career in the youth of Ajax and continued his education following his father to Barcelona. Jordi played on senior level at FC Barcelona and moved in 1996 to Manchester United for a 2,5ME transfer fee. The defensive midfielder played his most senior matches in Spain for several club. In the summer of 2004 he was released from his Espanyol contract.

After two seasons without club, he returned to professional football signing a 1-year contract at Metalurg Donetsk from the Ukraine. At Metalurg, Jordi met his former Spanish coach Pichi Alonso.

After two years in the Ukraine Cruijff became a free agent in 2008. In June 2009 the Maltese club FC Valetta announced the news of signing Cruijff and fellow Dutch coach Tom Caanen. Cruijff was a player-coach for the first season, assisting head coach Caanen.

In May 2010 AEK Larnaca from Cyprus announced the signing of Jordi as their new technical director. Jordi has retired from professional football.

Cruijff continued his managing career in football at Maccabi Tel Aviv in July 2012. From January 2017 to June 2018 he was also the head coach of the team before leaving Israel. In August 2018 he was appointed as head coach of Chinese club CQ Dangdai.

Last update: January 04, 2019