Roberto Baggio

The Divine Ponytail; known for his lavish hairstyle in his early career, it was his technical ability that saw him succeed in the professional game.

https://www.football4football.com/storage/img/articleimages/originals/5VFQYPXD81JCfUzGd1kvQie3cPZQgiX6Htv.jpg ALWAYS DANGEROUS: Italy's Roberto Baggio prefered to play in a creative role as an attacking midfielder in a 4-3-3 formation.

The Player

 

Baggio is considered one of Italy’s greatest attacking players, known for his strong finishing and incredible technical ability.

 

Key Skills
  • Crossing accuracy
  • Creativity in attack
  • Vision

 

Baggio could play in any attacking position for any team

 

Quick Facts
  • 1. Played his entire career at some of Italy's top teams
  • 2. In 2004, during the final season of his career, Baggio became the first player in over 30 years to score 200 goals in Serie A
  • 3. In 1990, he moved from Fiorentina to Juventus for a world record transfer fee

 

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Final Note

Baggio was one of the most underrated players of his generation but constantly proved why he won as much as he did no matter who he was playing for.

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