1965: Kerkhoffs / Mašek / Mráz | The injury occurred two days before his official transfer deal to Fiorentina had been finalised, and it seriously threatened his career, at age 18. However, the newspaper also went on to say that "Baggio's is a brittle influence. , Baggio scored 115 goals in 200 appearances during his five seasons at Juventus; 78 were scored in Serie A in 141 appearances.  In 1993, Giampiero Boniperti stated that he believed that Baggio was "already one of the greatest number tens ever. Ai është ish drejtori i sektorit teknik të Federatës Italiane të Futbollit (FIGC). [nb 10] Maradona – for example – once described Baggio as "a genius," but also as "a great player who was never able to fulfil his entire potential," something with which Michel Platini concurred, while Pelé instead called him a "legend. Una persona per bene", "Roberto Baggio: 'Allenare l'Italia? In his autobiography, Baggio stated Lippi had dumped him after Baggio refused to point out which of Inter's players had expressed negative opinions about the coach, also highlighting an incident during a training session where he called out Christian Vieri and Christian Panucci for applauding Baggio for a notable assist. During his time at the club, despite initial injuries, he became extremely popular, and is regarded as one of the club's best ever players. ", "I said, ‘No, you have to play striker.’ Baggio went to another club.  In 2011, Baggio was inducted into the Serie A Hall of Fame. After receiving the ball from Giuseppe Signori, he dribbled past the Spanish goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta, scoring off-balance from a tight angle. 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That's the goal they’ve all been waiting for! , After his career threatening injury in 1985, Baggio, formerly a Roman Catholic, converted to Buddhism, practicing Nichiren Buddhism, and is a member of the Soka Gakkai International Buddhist organisation. 2020: Ballon d’Or Dream Team • Robert Lewandowski (FIFA), 1956: Stanley Matthews | A Bologna si vive da… Signori", "I quarant'anni di Roberto Baggio un campione che manca al calcio", "Baggio, Mazzone e Brescia decisivi per la mia carriera", "Roberto Baggio, la leggendaria carriera del Divin Codino", "La favola di Baggio ai tempi di Brescia: una storia di mercato leggendaria", "Football: Free spirit with the world at his feet", "Roberto Baggio, cinquant'anni da uomo libero", "The top 20 overrated football players of all time - in pictures", "10 of the best playmakers of the 90s: Zizou, Laudrup, Baggio, Bergkamp...", "Sacchi: "Van Basten un grandissimo. 1995: George Weah |  On his first Serie A match back from injury, on 12 March 1995, Baggio scored Juventus' second goal in a 2–0 win over Foggia, and set up Ravanelli's goal.  He was also named in the World Cup All-Star Team. 1981: Cross | 2004: Andrij Schewtschenko | Diese Entscheidung ermöglichte ihm auch, bei seiner Familie zu bleiben.  In a disappointing first match against Republic of Ireland at Giants Stadium, New Jersey, Italy were defeated 1–0. 1991: Baggio | (This stems from Graham Linehan and O'Hanlon being fans of Football Italia).  This was Baggio's 56th and final match for Italy, and it was the first time an Italian footballer's career had been celebrated this way since Silvio Piola retired.. The score remained 0–0, and the match went to extra time, although Baggio came the closest to scoring the golden goal, with a volley from a lobbed pass by Albertini, but his shot was put just wide of Fabien Barthez's far post.  He inherited the number 10 shirt, formerly worn by Michel Platini. 18.02.2017 21:00.  This goal was later recognised as the seventh-best goal in World Cup history in a FIFA poll. , — ITV Commentator Alan Parry's reaction to Baggio's goal in Italy's group stage match against Czechoslovakia, during the 1990 World Cup.  Baggio is the only Italian to have scored in three World Cups (two goals in 1990, five in 1994 and two in 1998). , Baggio is popular in Japan, and has held close ties with the country since his conversion to Buddhism. This was the first time Baggio had scored for Inter since his goal on 27 May of the previous season, and in the post-match the interview, he denied accusations made by Lippi in regard to his personal form. 1986: Igor Belanow |  After strong pressure from A.C. Milan chairman Silvio Berlusconi and manager Fabio Capello, Baggio was sold to the Milanese club for £6.8 million, amidst several protests from Juventus fans.  Del Piero in turn expressed his admiration for Baggio in 2011.  In 2014, Baggio was one of the many celebrities to take part in the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise awareness about the disease and funds for ALS research.  An alter-ego of his is referenced in the Italian children's comics of "Mickey Mouse" and "Duck Tales" (Topolino), in the volume "Topolino e il Giallo alla World Cup" in which he is known as "Roberto Paggio".  With Baggio, Italy was always eliminated from the World Cup in penalty shootouts: in 1990, in the semi-finals against Argentina; in 1994, in the final against Brazil; and in 1998, in the quarter-finals against France.  A.C. Milan failed to retain their league title, finishing the season in a disappointing 11th place, and they were knocked out once again in the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia. 2019: Virgil van Dijk | E fa ancora male come il primo giorno... "Cuore Tifoso Juve: cancellare quelle stelle vuol dire cancellare la storia", "Mi piace chi punta sui giovani E Brocchi sta lavorando bene", "Roberto Baggio amaro: "Ripenso sempre al rigore sbagliato a Usa 94, "Pasadena è solo un brutto sogno. 2000: Zinédine Zidane | 1986: Belanow / Blochin / Lippmann / Sawarow | , His first senior International call-up was given to him by manager Azeglio Vicini, and he made his first appearance for Italy on 16 November 1988 at age 21 in a 1–0 friendly victory over the Netherlands, assisting Gianluca Vialli's match-winning goal. The beauty of one of his technical gestures, the polished movements, the speed of thought. In 2003, he was the inaugural winner of the "Golden Foot" award. Although several team doctors feared he would not play again, Fiorentina retained their faith in him, agreeing to commit to the transfer as well as fund the required surgery, one of many reasons for Baggio's attachment to the club. , Following the World Cup, Baggio was not called up often by Vicini for the Euro 1992 Qualification matches, only making three appearances and scoring two goals as Italy failed to qualify for the tournament, finishing second in their qualifying group behind the Soviet Union.  Baggio made a starting appearance in a 0–0 friendly draw against Norway in 1999, creating several chances, helping to set-up a goal which was ruled offside, and hitting the post from a free-kick. " His former manager Arrigo Sacchi believed that Baggio was often misused by his coaches, and that he would have been an even greater player had he been born abroad, a view which was also held by journalist Mattia Losi, who felt that Baggio would have been more appreciated had he been born in Brazil or Argentina, rather than in a country with a football legacy like Italy's, which often failed to recognise young local talent, and Emmet Gates, who said in 2013 that "Baggio unfortunately was born in the wrong country, or rather, he was born in Italy at the wrong time. 1963: Lew Jaschin | delle Notti Magiche", "Italia-Stati Uniti: 1-0 - Giannini, poi il buio", "Calcio, La beffa di Maradona rovina le notti magiche", "Italia-Cecoslovacchia: 2-0 - E lo Stadio urlò: è nato il genio che ci farà felici", "Diego Maradona goal voted the FIFA World Cup™ Goal of the Century", "Italia - Uruguay: 2-0 - Un Serena per amico", "Italia - Eire: 1-0 - Schillaci ci prende gusto", "Storie Mondiali: l'Italia e i maledetti rigori", "Italia-Inghilterra: 2-1 - L'Italia non s'è persa", "Schillaci ricorda a FFT: "Dopo Italia '90 ho pianto e fumato, "Baggio 2 timbra il visto per l' America", "Sta male anche Baggio Roberto giocherà ma ha una tendinite.  68 of his penalties were scored in Serie A, from 83 attempts, with an 82% conversion rate, one of the best records in Serie A history.  Italy won the match 1–0.  Later that year, in his following international appearance in Italy's friendly against Bulgaria, held in Cesena on 20 September, he scored his first brace for Italy in a 4–0 victory,[nb 2] also later assisting Andrea Carnevale's goal with a cross from a free kick, and contributing to Nikolay Iliev's own goal by setting-up Vialli, whose shot was subsequently deflected by the Bulgarian defender. , Baggio has close ties with Argentina; he speaks Spanish and owns a ranch property in Rivera, where he enjoys hunting wild game. For fans of Serie A, Baggio is recognised as the best of his generation, despite a career that was blighted by injury and clashes with his Coaches." 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Roberto Baggio; Informații generale; Nume complet: Roberto Baggio: Data nașterii: 18 februarie 1967 (53 de ani) Locul nașterii: Caldogno, Italia: Înălțime: 1,74 m: Greutate: 73 kg: Post: Atacant, Mijlocaș ofensiv: Cluburi de seniori* Ani: Club: Ap (G) 1982–1985 Vicenza Calcio: 36 (13) 1985–1990 Fiorentina: 94 (39) 1990–1995 Juventus: 141 (78) 1995–1997 Milan: 51 (12) 1997–1998 ab 2007: Wahl zum Weltfußballer des Jahres, 2011: Lionel Messi | In den Halbfinal- und Finalspielen erzielte Baggio zusammen fünf Tore. Breve viaggio nel mondo del Codino più amato", "Baggio Takes Great Strides Toward Soccer Greatness", "Football: Greatness has a last flowering in Baggio", "Roberto Baggio on USA 94, playing through the pain and putting the beautiful in the beautiful game", "Borgonovo - Baggio: C'è Spazio per Loro", "FourFourTwo's 100 Greatest Footballers Ever: 60 to 51", "25 Most Skilled Passers in World Football History", "Estro e fantasia al servizio del collettivo.  He was also awarded the Onze d'Or, and the World Soccer Player of the Year Award. Roberto Baggio hat ein Alter von 53 Jahren.  Ulivieri later denied ever having any difficulties with Baggio. 2015: Lionel Messi | 1994: Andonow / Jess / Kirsten / Mizrahi | Baggio's career is filled by cameos of sublime skill, particular games when his imagination and ability enabled his team to transcend all normal expectations.  Alongside Totti, Baggio has also scored the fourth-highest number of free-kicks in Serie A with 21 goals; ahead of him are only Alessando Del Piero, Andrea Pirlo and Siniša Mihajlović. 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" Reflecting on Baggio's performance at the 1994 World Cup in 2001, Stefano Bozzi of BBC Sport stated that: "At the USA 94 World Cup, [Baggio] single-handedly hauled Italy to the final," while in 2006, the BBC described him as "Italy's best player throughout the  tournament.  Giuseppe Bergomi described Baggio as "extraordinary," in 2017, and as a "pure talent," who was "devastating when he played because he was capable of deciding games on his own.  Baggio replied to his fans, saying: "I was compelled to accept the transfer". Aufgrund seines Talentes und der Frisur, die Baggio über die meiste Zeit seiner Karriere trug, bekam er den Spitznamen Il Divin Codino (Das göttliche Zöpfchen).  In 2010, he was named one of the club's 50 greatest legends. , Baggio played for Italy in 56 matches, scoring 27 goals, and is the joint fourth-highest goalscorer for his national team, alongside Alessandro Del Piero. 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