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Barcelona to hold memorial for Johan Cruyff for four days at the Camp Nou

Johan Cruyff died after a hard fought battle against lung cancer on Thursday.

By: AP | Barcelona | Updated: March 26, 2016 12:09:19 pm
Johan Cruyff , Johan Cruyff news, Johan Cruyff death, Johan Cruyff cancer, Johan Cruyff Netherlands, sports news, sports, football news, Football Barcelona says the memorial will be open from Saturday to Tuesday at Camp Nou. (Source: AP)

Barcelona will hold a memorial for Johan Cruyff for fans to pay their respects to the former player and coach.

Barcelona says the memorial will be open from Saturday to Tuesday at Camp Nou.

The president of Catalonia’s regional government will attend the opening of the memorial.

Many of Barcelona’s first-team players are away playing with their national selections this weekend.

READ: Johan Cruyff’s family grateful for tributes

They will attend the memorial on Tuesday.

The Spanish club has also declared a period of mourning until April 2.

Cruyff died on Thursday of lung cancer.

Barcelona calls the Dutchman a “legend” for his highly successful stints as player and coach.

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