The smell of the freshly cut grass reaches you. Being a football fan, there is nothing like the green field that is the home of AFC Ajax. Of course, when you visit the stadium, the seats are not taken by screaming and exicited fans, but you still get the feeling of what it's like to be a professional football player.
On this tour through the Johan Cruijff Arena, you see all the behind-the-scenes places, that this stadium has to offer! You visit the press room and get the opportunity to stand behind the microphone, like you're being interviewed by real journalists. You also get the chance to surround yourself with this season's players at the 'Meet the team' photo wall!
Your guide tells you all about the history of the arena, alongside the story of the football legend the stadium is named after: Johan Cruijff! He became a professional football player at the age of 17. Through a long and thriving career he was a player and a coach who wished for football to be called 'the beautiful game' - and when he was around, it definitely was!
The Gallery of Fame is also included in the tour. Here you hear more about the history of the team, AFC Ajax, in both the past and the present - and maybe you even get a glimpse of the future!