Tag: sampdoria

The ten greatest kits in Sampdoria history

Is there any kit in Italian football as instantly recognisable or iconic as Sampdoria’s? We think not – and here are ten of their best

The soap opera of Antonio Cassano

At his best, Antonio Cassano was a talent as good as any in Europe, however, a volatile personality stopped him from reaching his true potential

Christian Karembeu: the outsider who divided France

“Cultural genocide.” Those were the words of Jean-Marie Tjibaou, leader of the Kanak Independence Movement, after the French Government introduced a controversial statute in the territory of New Caledonia in 1988. The law,…

The rise of Gianluca Vialli to calcio royalty

In part two of a four-part series looking at the career of Gianluca Vialli, his memorable Sampdoria years are recalled, including his ascent in Europe

Can Patrik Schick become a modern Czech legend?

Football has a singular way of introducing its next big stars. Many of the elite footballers you see strutting their stuff at the top today earned critical acclaim and eventual superstardom by…