Johan is a masculine given name of Hebrew origin (יוֹחָנָן, Yôḥānān). It is a shortened form of the Hebrew name יְהוֹחָנָן(Yəhôḥānān), meaning "God is gracious", and uncommon as a surname. Johan is also a masculine given name of Malay language origin, meaning "Champion".
Johan Cruyff, is a former Dutch footballer and was until recently the manager of the Catalonia football team. He won the Ballon d'Or three times, in 1971, 1973 and 1974, which was a record jointly held with Michel Platini, Marco van Basten and Lionel Messi until Messi won his 4th award in 2012.Source:Wikipedia