Feyenoord friendly stopped after 14 minutes to pay Cruyff tribute

The Netherlands great, who passed on Thursday, was applauded in the 14th minute by the Rotterdam outfit as a sign of tribute

Feyenoord's friendly against Sparta Rotterdam stopped after 14 minutes as players and fans clapped in tribute of Johan Cruyff.

The Netherlands great died on Thursday at the age of 68 following a battle with cancer.

Tributes poured in from around the world, including at De Kuip during the charity match between Feyenoord and Sparta.

The referee stopped the game as players and fans applauded for a minute.

Cruyff became synonymous with the No.14 shirt he wore for Ajax and Netherlands, while his last professional club was the former's fierce rivals Feyenoord.

Feyenoord won the friendly against Sparta 2-0.