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Ajax stars welcomed by more than 100,000 fans to celebrate domestic double as club pay tribute to brain-damaged Abdelhak Nouri Ajax were greeted by more than 100,000 fans as they celebrated the league title Erik ten Hag's side finished the season with a domestic league and cup double They have gained plenty of plaudits for their Champions League performances A last-minute goal from Lucas Moura saw Tottenham beat them in semi-finals 

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 18:24 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 18:52 BST, 16 May 2019

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More than 100,000 fans turned out in the centre of Amsterdam on Thursday as Ajax's players celebrated their domestic league and cup double.

After sealing the Eredivisie title on Wednesday night with a 4-1 win over De Graafschap, Erik ten Hag's players showed off their latest piece of silverware at Amsterdam's Museumplein. 

Local officials started to urge people on social media not to attend as the area was overcrowded with so many looking to catch a glimpse of Frenkie de Jong and Co.   

Ajax celebrated the domestic league and cup double in the centre of Amsterdam on Thursday

Ajax celebrated the domestic league and cup double in the centre of Amsterdam on Thursday

More than 100,000 supporters turned out for the event as Amsterdam became a sea of red

More than 100,000 supporters turned out for the event as Amsterdam became a sea of red

A large stage was set up for players and staff in Amsterdam’s Museumplein to mark the event

A large stage was set up for players and staff in Amsterdam's Museumplein to mark the event

According to DutchNews, the Van Gogh and Stedelijk museums were forced into closure in the afternoon because of the size of the crowd and three schools were 'forced to move school final exams to a new location' because of the levels of disturbance. 

Ten Hag, usually smartly dressed

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