90,000 Barca fans, players remember Cruyff at El Clasico

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Barcelona (AFP)

Over 90,000 Barcelona fans took part in a spectacular pre-match display in honour of legendary former player and coach Johan Cruyff ahead of El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday.

The display read "Thank you Johan" alongside a Barca jersey with the number 14 the Dutch great wore during his playing career.

A video dedication of Barca's greats, including the club's most successful ever coach Pep Guardiola, thanking Cruyff was played before a minute's silence was held in his honour before kick-off.

Cruyff's son Jordi -- a former Barca player himself -- was joined by seven former Barcelona presidents in the directors' box.

As a player Cruyff ended Barca's 14-year wait to win La Liga in 1974.

However, his greatest achievements with the club came as a coach as he won four consecutive league titles between 1990 and 1994, as well as delivering the club's first European Cup in