AFC Ajax

1971/72: Cruyff double keeps Ajax in command




Cruyff on ‘impossible final to lose’

Cruyff on ‘impossible final to lose’


1971/72 in photos

1971/72 European Champion Clubs' Cup

Did you know?

Gerd Müller became the eighth player to score five in a European Cup match, during FC Bayern München's 9-0 second round defeat of AC Omnia.

Also in this year

• West Germany sweep aside the Soviet Union 3-0 in the UEFA European Championship final.

• Emerson Fittipaldi wins the Italian Grand Prix to become the youngest Formula One World Driver's Champion.

• Apollo 17, the final mission of the United States' Apollo programme, lands on the Moon.

• American daredevil Evel Knievel breaks 93 bones in his body after clearing 35 cars in a motorcycle jump.