The Cruyff Foundation is involved in a wide range of events that encourage sport among young people with and without a disability. These include events organised by our partners and our own events.
These events help us prove that sport is for everyone, encourage young people with and without a disability to enjoy sport together, along with our ambassadors, partners, and other stakeholders.
Our own events
Virgil van Dijk opens his 'own' Special Cruyff Court
What is happening in the UK? Yesterday we hosted such an amazing event with the opening of Special Cruyff Court Jackie Groenen at Cumberland School and today.. Virgil van Dijk, player of Liverpool FC, captain of the Dutch National team and Cruyff Foundation ambassador, opened his own Special Cruyff Court at Pontville School in Ormskirk, Lancashire.Read more
Jackie Groenen totally suprised with her 'own' Special Cruyff Court
Today, Manchester United Women’s star and Cruyff Foundation ambassador Jackie Groenen, opened her own Special Cruyff Court at Cumberland School in Rivington, Lancashire. Thanks to the support from players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, we surprised Jackie with the Special Cruyff Court named after her.Read more
Cruyff Court Bonaire opened!
The Cruyff Foundation has been active in the Caribbean Netherlands since 2005 through the Cruyff Courts and the sports programs that run on the courts. A new Cruyff Court has been added since this week, the Cruyff Court Boy Frans on Bonaire! With this we also create space here for kids and youth to enjoy themselves through sports and to stimulate physical, mental and social development.Read more
With Football for Unity together for social integration
Let’s build bridges! Today we organized the first day of the Football for Unity Festival in Amsterdam. The aim? To connect third-country nationals with other youngsters of Amsterdam and enhance social integration. Didier Herbert, Head of the European Commission's Representation in the Netherlands and Urs Kluser, General Secretary UEFA Foundation for Children visited.Read more