Tag: italy

Remembering Dino, the other Baggio

Sharing a surname with his generation’s best player meant Dino Baggio was living in someone else’s shadow, but he deserves to be remembered in his own right

Juventus, Calciopoli and a year in Serie B

Let’s talk about a fall from grace; about Juventus, Calciopoli and their subsequent year in Serie B as the club faced its greatest challenge of all-time

Totò Schillaci: the unlikely hero of Italia 90

With a modest record, Salvatore Schillaci headed to Italia 90 as the Azzurri’s final player. What followed was the most glorious but brief summer in the sun

Luca Toni: the last of the great target-men

Luca Toni may not have gone down as the most glamorous or talented, but he was prolific. And when you’re a centre-forward, that’s all that really matters