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Barcelona to don special El Clasico commemorative kits honoring Johan Cruyff

A tribute to the late Barca and Dutch icon

Not only is Saturday another edition of the most famous rivalry in the world 'El Clasico' between Barcelona and Real Madrid, but it's also the first time the Blaugrana will take the pitch since the death of a former club legend. Johan Cruyff donned the famous Barca kit from 1973-78 and scored 48 goals for the Catalan giants. At 68 years of age the Dutchman succumbed to lung cancer on March 24th during an international break.

To honor their fallen icon, Barcelona will wear a special shirt in honor of Cruff:

This will likely be the first of many such tributes to the the Barca legend as he was one of the most famous players to ever wear the Blaugrana. What better occasion than the biggest rivalry match in the world to pay tribute to such a legend of the sport. Here's to hoping a victory can cap off what is sure to be a very emotional day.

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