1973: Chiarugi | [260] However, he was given an international send-off by Trapattoni at age 37 in a friendly match against Spain on 28 April 2004, in which he wore the number 10 shirt for the final time, as well as the captain's armband for part of the match. 2005: Ronaldinho | [210][211], —Baggio on his physical and mental state before taking the penalty in the final. What a goal by Baggio! [119] Baggio was named as Bologna's captain for part of the season, before handing the armband to Giancarlo Marocchi. [85][86][87] Despite Baggio's strong performance, Juventus were defeated in the UEFA Cup final by Parma. Ma avrei voluto raccontare l'Italia vincere, "Baggio, disoccupato speciale che sogna la Nazionale", "Dario Hubner, 50 anni da bomber: Pirlo, Baggio, sigarette e campi di provincia", "Filippini a Cosmi "Su Sodinha sbagli Serve costanza, "Capello: 'Baggio e Rivera i veri fuoriclasse assoluti. [133] Baggio scored 5 goals and provided 10 assists in 23 appearances during the 1998–99 season, as Inter finished in eighth place, missing out on a European spot. Minute ausgewechselt und erhielt von den rund 80.000 Zuschauern im Giuseppe-Meazza-Stadion minutenlang stehenden Applaus. Noch vor Ausnahmestürmern wie einem Ronaldo versetzte er die Serie A – ja ganz Europa – in Jubelstürme. [442][443], Between 1991 and 2012, Baggio was the owner of a sporting goods store in Thiene, Vicenza, called Baggio Sport, which he was eventually forced to close due to losses as a result of the 2008 recession. 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[6] He was also awarded the Onze d'Or,[69] and the World Soccer Player of the Year Award. [26] Baggio returned, and scored his first league goal from a free-kick on 10 May 1987 in a 1–1 draw against Diego Maradona's Napoli, the eventual Serie A champions; Baggio's equaliser saved Fiorentina from relegation. [126] Ancelotti would later state he regretted this decision, stating that in his naïveté, he believed that the 4–4–2 formation was the ideal formation for success, and he felt that at the time, creative players such as Gianfranco Zola and Baggio were not compatible with this system. Roberto Baggio (s. 18. helmikuuta 1967 Caldogno, Italia) on italialainen entinen jalkapalloilija. 1978: Gritter / Keller / Van der Elst | Roberto Baggio (l.) und Josep Guardiola gehörten über viele Jahre zu den prägenden Akteuren des europäischen Fußballs. Yet the lasting memory will be of his missed penalty in the shootout at the end of the 1994 World Cup final in Pasadena. [229] After a 2–1 defeat to Croatia in a Euro 1996 qualifying match in November, their relationship hit the breaking point, and Baggio, supported by his teammates,[230] asked for the manager's dismissal. ab 2007: Wahl zum Weltfußballer des Jahres, 2011: Lionel Messi | 1972: Osgood | [417] Baggio is the only Italian to have scored in three World Cups (two goals in 1990, five in 1994 and two in 1998). [2][30] He also made his Coppa Italia debut with the club on 31 August 1983, against Palermo, and he scored his first Coppa Italia goal in a 4–2 away loss to Empoli, on 26 August 1984. [453] On 25 October 2014 in Milan, Baggio inaugurated the opening of the largest Buddhist temple in Europe. [28][29], At the age of 16, Baggio made his Serie C1 debut with Vicenza on 5 June 1983, in a 1–0 home loss against Piacenza, in the final league match of the season, coming on as a second-half substitute. [189], Under Italy's new manager, Arrigo Sacchi, Baggio was his team's top scorer during their qualifying campaign for the 1994 World Cup, scoring five goals of the team's 14 goals in the eight games in which he featured, while also providing seven assists. [141] Despite his limited playing time, Baggio still managed several important goals to help Inter to a fourth-place finish, alongside Parma, such as his match winning goal against Hellas Verona, which he scored after coming off the bench, after being excluded from the team since 18 December 1999. Baggio is known as Il Divin Codino ("The Divine Ponytail"), for the hairstyle he wore for most of his career, for his talent, and for his Buddhist beliefs. [233] Italy were eliminated in the group stage of the competition. He scored his 200th goal in Serie A in a 2–2 draw against Parma on 14 March 2004,[166] saving Brescia from relegation, as they finished the season in 11th place. [208][209], Baggio gave a man of the match performance in the semi-finals; he scored two more goals to beat Bulgaria 2–1 at Giants Stadium, leading Italy to the World Cup final for the first time in 12 years. [242], In the quarter-final match against eventual champions France, Baggio came on as a substitute for Del Piero in the second half, and managed to create some scoring opportunities. [241] [26] In 2002, Baggio was nominated Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 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[157] A week later, against Venezia, he scored from a penalty, but he endured a more serious injury following a hard challenge which caused him to tear the ACL of his left knee, keeping him out of action for four months. 2001: Luís Figo | We must win" in ideograms of the language. 1993: Czerniatynski | Roberto Baggio (Italian pronunciation: [roˈbɛrto ˈbaddʒo]; born 18 February 1967) is an Italian former professional footballer who mainly played as a second striker, or as an attacking midfielder, although he was capable of playing in several offensive positions. [456] He has been referenced in several songs, such as "Baggio, Baggio" by Lucio Dalla,[457] and "Marmellata n. 25" by Cesare Cremonini. Am 16. [52][119][145], After two years with Inter, Baggio decided not to renew his expiring contract due to his conflicts with Marcello Lippi, making him a free agent at age 33. [2][30] During the 1984–85 Serie C1 season, under manager Bruno Giorgi, he scored 12 goals in 29 appearances, helping the club to gain promotion to Serie B. Baggio began to draw the attention of larger Italian clubs, in particular Serie A side Fiorentina, and his playing style was compared to that of his idol, Zico. [444], In 2001, Baggio wrote an autobiography entitled Una porta nel cielo ("A Goal in the Sky", but also "A Door in the Sky"), including details about his career, childhood, religion, personal life and rifts with managers. Baggio maintained a high level of performance under new coach Gianni De Biasi. [471] 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". [91] In 2010, he was named one of the club's 50 greatest legends. Italien Retro Fußball Trikot WM 1990 . E Codino regista è il faro del Milan", "Baggio, "Divin Codino" Who Won AC Milan's Heart", "Baggio, che sorpresa! [36] Baggio had come off the bench in the second half for Giannini, and came close to winning the match with a free-kick, but it was saved by Sergio Goycochea. –) volt válogatott olasz labdarúg ó. Baggio minden idők egyik legnépszerűbb olasz labdarúgója. "[388] However, despite the numerous physical impairments he faced throughout his career, Baggio also stood out for his longevity, and was able to maintain a consistently high level of performance even in the final years of his career with Brescia, into his late 30s. Although he rose to hero status amongst the fans,[128] he had difficulties with his manager Renzo Ulivieri, in particular when he was left out of the starting 11 against Juventus. [170] Before Baggio had joined Brescia, they had never been able to avoid relegation after being newly promoted to Serie A, in over 40 years. [147] Baggio ultimately transferred to Serie A newcomers Brescia, under head coach Carlo Mazzone, aiming to save them from relegation; he remained in Italy in order to have a greater opportunity of being called up for the 2002 World Cup. "[370][374][375][376] Known to be an introvert in the media, due to his quiet private life and reluctance to give interviews, some in the sport – including Gianni Rivera – argued that Baggio lacked leadership qualities on the pitch, despite having served as captain for both Juventus and Brescia. [25] He inherited the number 10 shirt, formerly worn by Michel Platini. 2016, 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo | [36], — Former Fiorentina manager Aldo Agroppi on Baggio. "[348] Baggio received praise from numerous sporting figures and pundits ahead of his 50th birthday in 2017: Stefano Edel of La Gazzetta di Mantova described Baggio as "the Italian Maradona," echoing Sacchi's words prior to the 1994 World Cup, when he compared Baggio's importance to Italy with that of Maradona to Argentina. Er wurde am 18. [381] His former teammate Andrea Pirlo instead commented: "[Baggio] was a silent leader, and above all, he was a leader on the pitch. [15] Baggio scored 1 goal in 12 appearances in the competition, in a round of 16 1–0 home win against Dynamo Kyiv, from a penalty, on 22 November 1989; this was his first goal in European competitions. 1973, 1974: Johan Cruyff | ", "Baggio. Their relationship deteriorated in September 1994 following a 1–1 draw against Slovenia in a Euro 1996 qualifying match, where Baggio was benched. Baggio was just 18 when he suffered his first serious knee injury. He scored the winning goal of the match, after combining with Francesco Moriero and Filippo Inzaghi, as Italy topped their group. 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo (Ballon d’Or & FIFA) | [49] Following the transfer, there were riots on the streets of Florence, where 50 people were injured. Since Juventus's whole pattern of play depends on him, his disappearances can be tricky. Februar 1967 in Caldogno, Provinz Vicenza, Italien) ist ein ehemaliger italienischer Fußballspieler. geboren am: 18.02.1967 : geboren in: Caldogno, Italien: Nationalität: Italien: Größe: 174 cm: Gewicht: 73 kg: Tweets by @BaggioOfficial. [222] Baggio finished runner-up for the Ballon d'Or, with 136 points from a possible 245,[223] and third place for the FIFA World Player of the Year in 1994. [171], Baggio totalled 27 goals in 56 caps for his national team at senior level, making him Italy's fourth-highest all-time goalscorer, tied with Del Piero, who managed the tally in 91 appearances. Einer, der das Spiel im Alleingang entscheiden konnte. [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. He summarised Baggio's career with the following: "It is perhaps one of football’s great injustices that Il Divin Codino is best known globally for his penalty miss in the Final of the 1994 World Cup against Brazil. Roberto Baggio - Roberto Baggio is back on board the Italian football team. Spieler-News. Europe Championship pub#1 Roberto Baggio", "Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou! Februar 1967 geboren . [81] He was subsequently selected as one of Italy's 22 players for the 1998 World Cup following his performances with Bologna. Nachdem er Italien fast im Alleingang mit fünf Toren vom Achtelfinale ins Finale gebracht hatte, verschoss er den letzten Elfmeter und wurde zur tragischen Figur dieser Weltmeisterschaft. Baggio was often used as a substitute, appearing in five matches, but only starting in four of them, as Italy manager Azeglio Vicini preferred the more experienced Gianluca Vialli. 1992: Lipcsei | A technically gifted creative playmaker and set piece specialist, renowned for his curling free-kicks, dribbling skills, and goalscoring, Baggio is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. [88], Baggio scored 115 goals in 200 appearances during his five seasons at Juventus; 78 were scored in Serie A in 141 appearances. [62] En route to the final, Baggio scored two goals in the 2–1 home victory against Paris Saint-Germain, in the first leg of the semi-final, and he went on to score the only goal in the return leg. "[414] In 2020, Jack Gallagher of 90min.com placed Baggio at number nine in his list of "The 50 Greatest Footballers of All Time,"[415] while Sky Sports ranked him as the fifth–best player ever never to have won the Champions League or European Cup.[416]. [235], —Roberto Baggio on his penalty against Chile in the 1998 World Cup. [469] In the music video for the 2010 World Cup song "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" by Shakira,[470] footage of Baggio's goal against Spain, and his penalty miss from the 1994 World Cup, are shown. [460] He has featured in several Diadora commercials, as he endorsed their products. [390] In 2016, Luke Chandley of The Huffington Post described Baggio as "Italian football's great oxymoron," noting: "For all the skill he possessed going forward, he was the opposite of the reputation given to Italian football spanning across his whole career. [93], In 1995, Marcello Lippi, Roberto Bettega and Umberto Agnelli announced that Baggio no longer featured in their plans at Juventus and decided to focus on the emerging star Alessandro Del Piero, who would inherit Baggio's number 10 shirt. 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[92] He is the sixth-highest Juventus goalscorer in the Coppa Italia with 14 goals, and is also the joint fourth all-time Juventus goalscorer in European competitions, as well as the joint fifth all-time Juventus goalscorer in international competitions, with 22 goals, alongside Anastasi once again. Despite his decisive penalty miss in the 1994 World Cup final shoot-out, Baggio is statistically one of the greatest penalty kick specialists in Italian football history. [77][282] It was only in later years that he was able to play in this free role more frequently. In der Saison 1994/95 gewann Juventus Turin die Meisterschaft und den Pokal. [96][97] 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. Damit ist er Dritter der ewigen Torjägerliste in Italiens höchster Spielklasse. Am 16. Ohne Baggio, dessen Rückennummer „10“ Brescia nicht mehr vergibt, schaffte der Verein im darauffolgenden Jahr den Klassenerhalt nicht und stieg in die Serie B ab.[1]. [251][252] 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. They have a daughter, Valentina(1990), and two sons, Mattia (1994) and Leonardo (2005). [128] Ulivieri later denied ever having any difficulties with Baggio. I lost 25 goals! [28], Although Fiorentina were struggling against relegation during the 1989–90 season, Baggio led the club to the 1990 UEFA Cup Final, only to be defeated by his future club, Juventus. [452] Baggio set up Juan Iturbe's goal and scored from a Diego Maradona assist. "[365], Known for his dislike of the defensive, physical and tactical nature of Italian football in the 1990s, Baggio drew criticism from certain pundits and some of his managers for his limited defensive work-rate when possession was lost,[77][155][366][367] as well as the fact that the athletic part of his game was not his main focus during training sessions in his youth,[368] while in his later career, his physical ailments often forced him to train independently with a personal fitness coach and physiotherapist, rather than with his team; as such, Baggio's Milan manager Capello believed that he was not capable of playing for 90 minutes, due to the precarious physical condition of his knees. [198], Despite Baggio's association with missing the decisive penalty in the 1994 World Cup final shoot-out, former Telelatino broadcaster Alf De Blasis stated in 2010 that he believed that Baggio's performance throughout the entire tournament cemented his legacy as a footballer; he also stated that one of his favourite World Cup memories was Baggio's performance against Nigeria in the round of 16 of the tournament, commenting: "Roberto Baggio put the Azzurri on his shoulders and carried them to victory, scoring the tying goal on a wonderful solo effort late in the match and then the winning goal on a penalty in extra time. 2008: Cristiano Ronaldo (Ballon d’Or & FIFA) | [45] With 17 goals, Baggio was the second-highest goalscorer in the 1989–90 Serie A season after Marco van Basten, and was awarded the Bravo Award as the best under-23 player in European competitions. [384][386][399][400] In 2004, Sacchi praised Baggio for his strength of character, which he believed even surpassed his talent, as it allowed him to overcome his injuries and physical struggles, and ultimately "win [his] personal battles against bad luck,"[331] while in 2017, Capello noted that Baggio had the extraordinary willpower to carry on playing despite his physical struggles. [104] Baggio finished the season with 10 goals in all competitions, in 34 appearances; seven of his goals were scored in Serie A, in 28 appearances, and he also provided 12 assists in Serie A, making him the top assist provider of the season. Roberto Baggio; Roberto Baggio. Although he was the star performer for Italy at the tournament, he missed the decisive penalty in the shootout of the final against Brazil. Panikuna: Gianna, Carla, Anna Maria, Nadia Warmikuna: Andreina [302] During his time with Juventus, his free kick technique was described as a cross between that of Maradona's, Zico's, and Platini's, as at the time, his ball-striking technique was thought to resemble Platini's, although, like Zico and Maradona, he preferred to take free kicks from close range, usually from a distance of around 20 to 16 metres from the goal, or even just outside the area, and to have the ball touched by a teammate first before striking it. Februar 1967 in Caldogno, Italien, geboren. ", "Baggio, lungo, emozionante addio ma Italia-Spagna è poca cosa", "A.C. Milan Hall of Fame: Roberto Baggio", "Roberto Baggio. 1998: Zinédine Zidane | Roberto Baggio is undoubtedly one of the names that made football great. He was quiet, polite, respectful, humble. [206][207], Baggio scored another match-winning goal in the quarter-finals to defeat Spain 2–1 with three minutes remaining. [130][131], After the 1998 World Cup, Baggio signed with his favourite childhood club Inter Milan in order to compete in the UEFA Champions League. [22], 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. At the 1994 World Cup, he led Italy to the final, scoring five goals, received the World Cup Silver Ball and was named in the World Cup All-Star Team. [44] He also scored the decisive penalty in the first round shootout against Atlético Madrid. [353] 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. [418][nb 12] Alongside Totti and Alberto Gilardino, he has scored against the most different clubs in Serie A: 38. [119] Baggio made his UEFA Champions League debut in the 1996–97 season, scoring his first goal in the competition,[120] although Milan were eliminated in the group stage. There are no half measures in his play. Baggio, of course, would go on to lead Italy to the final, where he is remembered for an unfortunate miss from the penalty spot. non e' la fine del mondo, "Baggio firma l' armistizio con Trapattoni", "Baggio trasmette il malumore in diretta: " la societa' deve difendermi dalle critiche, "Milan-Juve, da più di un secolo a suon di goal", "Roberto Baggio: Tutti i suoi Gol e le sue Statistiche", "European Footballer of the Year ("Ballon d'Or") 1993", "Baggio Del Piero? [246], On 16 October 2002, Baggio was named a Goodwill Ambassador of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),[448] Through the organisation, Baggio helped to fund hospitals, raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake, contribute to tackling bird flu, and was involved in the Burmese pro-democracy movement, which supported the opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her release from prison.