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What They're Saying
December 24th, 2009 7AM



"The Camp Nou should have filled. I can't give this a thumbs-up. Given the effort of the players - especially the Barcelona players who showed up despite arriving in the early hours [from Kuwait] - we expected a better response from the fans. The players are very disappointed. Sometimes, I think it's just not worth it."

-- Johan Cruyff on the crowd of only 53,000 that showed up to watch his first game in charge of Catalonia, a 4-2 win over Argentina. The low crowd is viewed as a setback for the cause of Catalan soccer. (

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