Here's some of the stunning art inspired by Johan Cruyff


If anyone wanted to know why football is known as the beautiful game, you would surely show them footage of Johan Cruyff.

The Holland legend, who has died at the age of 68, was one of the game’s true aesthetes – so it’s no surprise he’s proved a fruitful subject for artists.

Here are some of the pieces his career has inspired, showing off the famous Cruyff turn and more.

This one was posted on Cruyff’s birthday last year.

And here’s the famous turn remembered in 8-bit style.

But of course nothing will beat the real thing.