Nineteen-year career, 532 games with the same team, the sole of his life, 82 internacionalidades, All titles won a footballer can win, Silver Ball 1989 and chosen one of the 100 best players ever FIFA. These numbers do not belong to anyone but Franco Baresi, the legendary Italian libero who for two decades win at AC Milan.
former dorsal 6 the Rossoneri (now he retired in his honor), the truth is that Baresi marked one of the great eras of Rossoneri. For his career, spent the best technical: Arrigo Sacchi, Fabio Capello…To all convinced. Elegant, fine without throwing away hard game sometimes, the truth is that if anything highlighted in his long career was for that tactical discipline that was on the lawn, that they allowed him to be the extent of any coach on the field.
Beside Alessandro Costacurta, Paolo Maldini and Mauro Tassotti formed one of the best defenses in football history, where, definitely, he was the boss. Born in 1960, Piscinin (which would mean tiny Italian because of its 1.76 m height) debut in Milan in 1977, after spending several years in the lower grades, those to which he agreed after being rejected in Inter Milan where if his brother Beppe came. His was a brilliant career where would. 6 Italian leagues, 3 Champions League, 2 Intercontinental Cups, 4 Italian Super Cups and 3 Europe are part of a track record to match the player who was.
Next to AC Milan, the selection was his other great passion. Eternal, You can boast of having every possible world medals. He won the World Cup in Spain 82, leaving the way to Brazil in that legendary match in Sarria although Baresi had to watch from the bench. In the World Cup in Italy 90, Maradona Argentina's powerful deprived of access to his second final, but nonetheless it was indemnified with a third place finish freehand against England. United States closed the circle.
Finalist, penalties played a trick on the Azzurri to the Romario and Bebeto Brazil. His recovery half of the season from an injury that led to surgery after the first game against Norway and be ready against the Brazilians still part of the intricacies of medicine. Far from the world championships, several European Championships and even the Olympic Games in Los Angeles are part of Franco Baresi events. The 24 June 1997, “Captain” He puts an end to his career. The epitaph to a dream career. Own the “named player of the century” AC Milan saw withdraw his jersey number 6 in 2004. Almost nothing.