AFC Ajax, often simply referred to as Ajax, is a Dutch professional football club based in Amsterdam. The club was founded in 1900 and plays its home matches at the Johan Cruyff Stadium, which has a capacity of 54.990. Ajax plays at the highest level of Dutch football, the Eredivisie. They were the first to ever win the Dutch competition. With 34 titles, they are the most successful club in the Netherlands.
Together with PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord, Ajax is one of the ‘Big Three’. Together, they have won all but six national titles. Nicknames for the club from Amsterdam are de Joden (The Jews), de Godenzonen (Sons of the Gods) and Lucky Ajax.
Ajax are one out of five clubs to have won all three major UEFA club competitions. Their academy is famous for producing many star players, such as Sjaak Swart, Marco van Basten, Rafael van der Vaart, Edwin van der Sar, John Heitinga, Wesley Sneijder, Donny van de Beek and Matthijs de Ligt. And of course, Johan Cruyff.
In total, Ajax have won 34 Eredivisie titles, 19 KNVB Cups, 9 Johan Cruyff Shields, 4 Champions League titles, 1 European Cup Winner’s Cup, 1 UEFA Cup, and 1 UEFA Super Cup.
Ajax is not just a great club with a beautiful stadium, it’s also located in Amsterdam: a perfect opportunity to extend your football trip with a mini city trip by visiting some of the cities' many highlights
At Number 1 Football Travel you can book a perfectly organised football trip to Amsterdam. We guarantee group seating up to 3 people together with good views of the field. All our hotel accommodations include breakfast and are located in the city centre. You can also book a hotel within walking distance of the Johan Cruyff Stadium.
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Wishing you a great football trip to Ajax!