Legend of Calcio: Alessandro Del Piero

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As Alessandro Del Piero celebrates his 41st birthday, Vito Doria looks back on the great career of the former Juventus and Italy star. Alessandro Del Piero was born on November 9, 1974, in Conegliano, which is located about 30 kilometres from Treviso in northern Italy. He made his professional debut for Padova in the 1991-92 Serie B season in a 1-0 More...

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By Allan Eccles On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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Classic Azzurri Matches – Italy Vs Brazil 1994

On Sunday, July 17, 1994, Italy suffered one of the most high-profile and most heartbreaking defeats in their history, losing out to Brazil on penalties in the World Cup final in front of a crowd of 94,194 at the More...

By Riccardo Ronchi On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Legend of Calcio: Careca

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When Inter completed their historic treble against Bayern Munich in the Champions League Final in 2010 it was the culmination of four years of domination claiming four consecutive Serie A titles en route, yet it More...

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By Conor Clancy On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Classic Azzurri Matches – Italy vs England 2012

Italy went into the 2012 European Championship with the intention of restoring some credibility as one of Europe’s top footballing nations following their humiliation in South Africa two years prior, Conor More...

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By Mike Lazar On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Classic Azzurri Matches – Italy vs Germany 2012

Fresh off their quarter-final penalty shootout victory against England, Mike Lazar recounts how Italy heroically conquered longtime rivals Germany in devastating fashion thanks to a brace from Mario Balotelli, More...

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By Liam Stewart On Saturday, August 1st, 2015
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Legend of Calcio: Helenio Herrera

Helenio Herrera was born in Buenos Aires on the 10th of April 1910 into a Spanish family in exile in Argentina. He could have succeeded at anything but chose football and became one the greatest coaches of all time.   Herrera More...

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By Jack Portley On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Legend of Calcio: Pietro Vierchowod

Pietro Vierchowod made 562 Serie A appearances, was a member of the Italian squad that won the 1982 FIFA World Cup and continued playing beyond his fortieth birthday during a career spanning across almost 20 More...

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By Oscar La-Gambina On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Classic Azzurri Matches – Italy vs Yugoslavia 1968

It took two games for Italy and Yugoslavia to be separated in the 1968 European Championship, but the Azzurri triumphed, winning their first and only continental crown to date. The 1968 European Championship in More...

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By Basil Lin On Monday, July 20th, 2015

Legend of Calcio: Gunnar Nordahl

Gunnar Nordahl rewrote the goal scoring record books and in the process became a legend for both AC Milan and Sweden. When Swedish footballers are brought up today, most people would think of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, More...


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