Barça coach Ronald Koeman a special guest for Netherlands vs. Austria

Barça coach Ronald Koeman a special guest for Netherlands vs. Austria

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The Dutchman would have been in charge of his country if the Euros were not postponed

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was a special guest at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam on Thursday for the Netherlands' Euro 2020 match against Austria.

Koeman was seated alongside former Dutch stars Giovanni van Bronckhorst and Edwin va der Sar in the stands, along with Luis Figo.

The Barça boss is enjoying some time off in his homeland ahead of the start of preseason in July. While back home, he took part in an event in Groningen in homage to his father, Martin.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino was also present for the Netherlands-Austria, a game which had a capacity of 16,000 supporters.

Barça midfielder Frenkie de Jong was in action, as was Memphis Depay, who the Catalan club hope to sign on a free transfer from Lyon this week.

Remember, Koeman would have been in charge of his country for the finals if they had not been postponed for a year due to the coronavirus crisis.

He left the Netherlands job last August to take over at Camp Nou, where he led Barça to the Copa del Rey in his first season in charge.

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