Saturday, August 21, 2010

Roberto Baggio

World Famous People

Roberto Baggio




World Famous People (Football Player) - Roberto Baggio (born February 18, 1967, in Caldogno, Italy) is an Italian football player, considered to be among the best forwards in the world throughout the 1990s.

He played for major Italian teams, such as Fiorentina, Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus. Baggio's major World Cup was in 1994 in the United States. After a successful tournament, he missed last penalty in the shoot-out during the final match against Brazil and Brazil went on to become the World Cup holder for the fourth time.

He was transferred to Juventus in 1990 for $19 million, which made him the most expensive player ever at that time.

Roberto Baggio played for the last time in the national team, against Spain in 2004

Clubs
Vicenza (1981 - 1985) (played in 36 matches and scored 13 goals)
Fiorentina (1985 - 1990) (94 matches, 39 goals)
Juventus (1990 - 1995) (141 matches, 78 goals)
A.C. Milan (1995 - 1997) (51 matches, 12 goals)
Bologna F.C. 1909 (1997 - 1998) (30 matches, 22 goals)
Inter Milan (1998 - 2000) (41 matches, 9 goals)
Brescia (since 2000)
Italian national football team (November 16, 1988 - May, 2004)

Honours
Serie A champion: 1995, 1996
Italian cup: 1995
UEFA Cup
Winner: 1993
Runner-up: 1990
European Footballer of the Year: 1993

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