The Guardian got a lot of things right with its tributes to footballing legend Johan Cruyff who sadly died on Thursday. It commissioned David Winner, author of Brilliant Orange, the definitive book on Dutch football, and ran an excellent piece by Sid Lowe on Cruyff's Barcelona years. However, its good work has been overshadowed slightly by a prominent error. Unfortunately, the picture it used (right) is actually of Cruyff's team mate, Rob Rensenbrink.
The two men did look fairly similar, however, there were some clear clues it wasn't Cruyff (the most major of which being the fact it was Rensenbrink) as many people were quick to point out on Twitter. Cruyff famously wore the number 14 and a customised Adidas shirt that had just two stripes on the sleeve, rather than the usual three stripes Rensenbrink was clearly sporting.
It seems this error may have stemmed from a wrongly captioned picture from photo library Corbis (below) which the Guardian's picture desk may have taken at its word.