Barcelona announced on Monday the death of Toni Bruins Slot at 73 years of age, who was part of the coaching staff led by Johan Cruyff during his spell as Barcelona manager.
He left behind that ‘Dream Team’ that made Barcelona and the rest of the planet enjoy so much. This Monday Toni Bruins Slot passed away at the age of 73.
The Englishman was Johan Cruyff and Charly Rexach’s assistant during the Dutchman’s spell on the Barcelona bench, and as ‘Mundo Deportivo’ inform, he died from cancer.
We are sorry to announce the loss of Toni Bruins Slot (73), who was Johan Cruyff’s assistant during his time as FC Barcelona manager. Rest in peace pic.twitter.com/Zz2sSANp9w
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 2, 2020
Toni Bruins also trained the youth categories of PSV Eindhoven and was also even assistant of current Barca boss Ronald Koeman at Benfica, PSV, Valencia, and AZ Alkmaar.
As a coach, the Englishman won an Eredivisie and, as an assistant at the Azulgrana team, he won four leagues, one Copa del Rey, three Super Cups, one European Cup, one Cup Winners’ Cup, and one European Super Cup.