- Location : St Xaviers Gorund, Parel Mumbai
- Client: Cruyff Foundation
- Type : One mini size football field
It is the first Cruyff football court in India, it is built by the Cruyff Foundation which is started by Dutch iconic footballer, Johan Cruyff. The court is specially built for kids to encourage them to play football which is one of the fastest growing sport in India.
The Cruyff court is a result of the economic collaboration between the Mayors of the city of Amsterdam and Mumbai. Both the respective Mayor of Amsterdam and Mayor of Mumbai were present during the inauguration ceremony. Also the minister of Foreign Trade and Development Co-operation Mrs Lilianne Ploumen along with the Dutch Consulate graced the event.
“This court is a sport facility where children get the opportunity to not just only play football but also hockey and other sports. We believe that children should play freely and safely, this is where development starts at grassroots level”. — Niels Meijer, Director of Cruyff Foundation