February 18, 2020

North Korea and the revolutionary football of 1966
Disciplined, surprising performance at UK World Cup inspired devotion, 'total football' concept
The notion of “total football” is well-known to sport aficionados today. Pioneered and largely employed by Dutch teams such as Ajax and even by the national Dutch team since the early 1970s, total football was popularized by Johan Cruijff. Fewer people, however, know where Cruijff and other Dutch players got the idea for a soccer strategy that literally revolutionized the game.Cruijff had