• Short Summary

    With the star footballer, Johan Cruyff, having now returned to the Netherlands Spain, the Dutch world Cup Football Squad has started training at Zeist.

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    With the star footballer, Johan Cruyff, having now returned to the Netherlands Spain, the Dutch world Cup Football Squad has started training at Zeist. The World Cup Finals open in West Germany on June 13.

    Cruyff -- who was sold recently to the Spanish team Barcelona for just under a million pounds (2,4 million dollers US) -- has been playing brilliantly and is strongly tipped to be the outstanding player of the tournament.

    With him in the squad are some players -- such as Kaizer and Neeskens -- who were his team mates in his former Dutch club sire, Ajax. between him and the other players.

    The Netherlands did not reach the finals of the last World Cup, but this year their team is full of players of experience and skill, Since the younger generation of Dutch players shows no outstanding ability one player has said of this World Cup, 'It is now or never.'
    SYNOPSIS: The trainer, Rinus Michels, has also been with a Spanish club.

    The World Cup Finals open in West Germany on June the thirteenth. The Netherlands did not reach the finals of the last World Cup in Mexico, but this year their team is full of players with both experience and skill. Since the younger generation of players show no outstanding ability, one player has said of their efforts to win the World Cup, 'It's now or never'.

    The Dutch side will meet Uruguay, Sweden and Bulgaria in the opening matches.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAHDNNBMZYNGS7DX96S0HVI9LC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAHDNNBMZYNGS7DX96S0HVI9LC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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