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|Club Name||Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax NV|
|Nickname(s)|| de Godenzonen (the sons of the Gods), Ajacieden, de Joden (the Jews),|
de Amsterdammers (the Amsterdammers), i Lancieri (the Lancers)
|Manager||Erik ten Hag|
AFC Ajax (pronounced EYE-ax) have been licensed in the PES series since Pro Evolution Soccer 4 and are a very good team with top quality players. The club from Amsterdam is four times European Cup winner and former club off Dutch Football Legend Johan Cruyff. World class players like Van Basten, Bergkamp, Davids and Sjaak “Mr. Ajax” Swart played at Ajax Amsterdam. You can see the head of the Greek hero Ajax in the Club Logo.
 Big Spending Clubs
Since a lot of players left without a transfer fee Ajax had a hard time keeping up with teams from foreign countries when earning money became a big issue for the club. All the clubs in Netherlands suffer form these developments in the football world.
 "De Klassieker"
The Amsterdammers have a huge rivalry with former title contender Feyenoord. The match between these two clubs is called The Classic.
 Style of Play
Ajax introduced the 4-3-3 formation. Two forwards on the wing and one forward in the centre. Always attacking and playing on the side of the opponent. Cruyff introduced that style in Barcelona when he was trainer and Barça still plays with three forwards nowadays. Maxwell and Zlatan Ibrahimovic adapted quickly to there Spanish club, because they played for Ajax before.
After the departure of key players like Wesley Sneijder, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar they are arguably not as good as they should be. They have a consistent goalkeeper with Maarten Stekelenburg. In front of him Gregory van der Wiel, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Urby Emanuelson. All these players are from the Youth Academy of Ajax. Ajax is now building a team for the future after a downfall the last 5 years. Luis Suarez is their most important player in 2010. He scored 9 goals in Ajax first 4 matches in season 2009-2010. The club have signed there first Korean player, 18 year old target man Suk Hyun-Jun, since January 2010. Suk is not available in PES.
The club is known for the finest footballing academy on the planet. For years now, the club always bring new talents on the field. In 1995 Ajax won the Champions League with a young squad with very unknown but young talents lead by Frank Rijkaard and Danny Blind. Modern well known players like Edwin van der Sar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wesley Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart, Cristian Chivu and Maxwell developed and shaved their talents at the club. Players such as Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Thomas Vermaelen, John Heitinga, Jaap Stam, Edgar Davids have all been involved with the club the last decade.
They appeared as an unlicensed team named Amsterdam.
 PES 2
They appeared as an unlicensed team named Rijnkanaal.
 PES 3
They appeared as an unlicensed team named Museumplein.
 PES 4
They first appeared as a licensed team in PES 4. The team has been licensed in every subsequent edition of the game.
 Current Squad
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