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Ajax's best academy graduates of all time: From Cruyff to Bergkamp, Kluivert to De Ligt

Ajax's youth system is considered one of the greatest in world football and they have been producing world-class players for quite some time. 

The renowned academy was formed on March 18, 1900 – the same day as the club was established in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Ajax’s ability to develop and nurture top young talent has been their biggest strength over the past 60 years, resulting in not only domestic success but European glory too. 

Indeed, some of the biggest names in football history have graduated from the Ajax academy, as GOAL outlines below...