Georginio Wijnaldum opened a Cruyff Court named after him in his childhood neighbourhood on Tuesday.
The Liverpool and Netherlands midfielder was in Schiemond, Rotterdam, for the opening of Cruyff Court Georginio Wijnaldum that will allow young people to play football in a safe environment.
Wijnaldum hopes children can gain valuable life skills by using the facility and expressed his pride on Instagram.
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Very honoured to officially open the ‘Cruyff Court Georginio Wijnaldum’ in my childhood neighborhood Schiemond in #Rotterdam. 🙏🏾 Thanks for anyone who joined me today during the official opening. Let’s all make sure this court will be a safe place to get together and where children get to know the importance of togetherness, making friends, discovering their own talents, and winning and losing. These are valuable experiences that they carry with them as they develop physically and mentally, and as they move into society! This is how Johan Cruyff envisioned the Cruyff Courts. So let’s carry on his legacy! ❤️ #cruyff #cruyfflegacy