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Sentences forRoberto Baggio

  • In fact, a term coined by French advanced playmaker Michel Platini, the "nine-and-a-half", which he used to describe Roberto Baggio's playing role, has been an attempt to become a standard in defining the position.Forward (association football)-Wikipedia
  • During his career, Italian striker Roberto Baggio had two occurrences where his shot hit the upper bar, bounced downwards, rebounded off the keeper and passed the goal line for a goal.Penalty kick (association football)-Wikipedia
  • A game played in searing heat which ended as a goalless draw, with Italy's defence led by Franco Baresi keeping out Romário, penalty kicks loomed, and Brazil became champions once again with Roberto Baggio missing Italy's last penalty.Brazil national football team-Wikipedia
  • and soccer players Roberto Baggio and Raúl, to name a few – have made a personal and professional commitment to FAO's vision: a food-secure world for present and future generations.Food and Agriculture Organization-Wikipedia
  • Roberto Baggio opened the scoring after a rare mistake by England's goalkeeper Peter Shilton, in his final game before international retirement, presented a simple opportunity.1990 FIFA World Cup-Wikipedia
  • Nigeria were within two minutes of qualifying for the Quarter-finals, but Roberto Baggio scored to take the game to extra time.Nigeria national football team-Wikipedia
  • Despite the arrival of Italian star Roberto Baggio later that year for a world record transfer fee, the early 1990s under Luigi Maifredi and subsequently Trapattoni once again also saw little success for Juventus, as they only managed to win the UEFA Cup in 1993.Juventus F.C.-Wikipedia
  • Other prominent players who achieved success at club level are Giampiero Boniperti, Romeo Benetti, Roberto Boninsegna, Roberto Bettega, Roberto Baggio and Paolo Maldini.Italians-Wikipedia
  • The crop of players during this period featured Ciro Ferrara, Roberto Baggio, Gianluca Vialli and a young Alessandro Del Piero.Juventus F.C.-Wikipedia
  • In the mid-1980s, Roberto Baggio started his career at the club, leading it to the Serie B. In 1986 Vicenza achieved a top flight promotion that was subsequently denied due to its involvement in the second Totonero match-fixing scandal.L.R. Vicenza Virtus-Wikipedia
  • Italian playmaker Roberto Baggio, who was expected to be one of the stars of the tournament, had not yet scored a goal.1994 FIFA World Cup-Wikipedia
  • Maradona set up a goal for Roberto Baggio during the first half of the match, with a chipped through-ball over the defence with the outside of his left foot.Diego Maradona-Wikipedia
  • At the beginning of the 21st century, led by the 1993 Ballon d'Or winner Roberto Baggio, the club also qualified for the Intertoto Cup twice, reaching the final in 2001 but being defeated on the away goals rule by Paris Saint-Germain.Brescia Calcio-Wikipedia
  • The Italian attack featured talented forwards Salvatore Schillaci and a young Roberto Baggio.Italy national football team-Wikipedia
  • Fiorentina also bought two interesting players, El Puntero Ramón Díaz and, most significantly, the young Roberto Baggio.ACF Fiorentina-Wikipedia
  • Brescia actually came to the footballing forefront only in 2000, when the previously-unfancied club signed former FIFA World Player of the Year Roberto Baggio, who led Brescia to a seventh-place finish in the 2000–01 season, thus qualifying for the UEFA Intertoto Cup.Brescia Calcio-Wikipedia
  • Italy scored twice after half-time: a header from Christian Vieri and a tap-in from Roberto Baggio.Austria national football team-Wikipedia
  • Italian playmaker Roberto Baggio said "Romário is one of the greatest players of all time. He is a master of art in the penalty area," a view echoed by Paolo Maldini with, "Romário was incredible in the penalty area."Romário-Wikipedia
  • Andrea Pirlo, Alessandro Altobelli, Ugo Locatelli, Luca Toni, Dario Hübner, Roberto Baggio, Luigi Di Biagio, Éder, Florin Răducioiu, Ioan Sabău, Gheorghe Hagi, Albert Brülls, Marek Hamšík, etc.Brescia Calcio-Wikipedia
  • Diego Maradona, Zico, Michel Platini, Marta, Pelé, Zinedine Zidane, Roberto Baggio, and Francesco Totti are some examples of footballers who have been fielded as advanced midfield playmakers throughout their career.Playmaker-Wikipedia
  • Inter had high hopes going into the 1999–2000 season with their attack including Ronaldo and Italian stars Roberto Baggio and Christian Vieri.Ronaldo (Brazilian footballer)-Wikipedia
  • I have cried twice in my life watching a football player; the first one was Roberto Baggio and the second was Ryan Giggs.Ryan Giggs-Wikipedia
  • After leaving Barcelona in 2001 at age 30, Guardiola joined Serie A side Brescia as Andrea Pirlo's replacement in the deep-lying playmaking role, where he played alongside Roberto Baggio under manager Carlo Mazzone.Pep Guardiola-Wikipedia
  • Buffon made notable saves against Ballon d'Or winners Roberto Baggio and George Weah, as well as Marco Simone, throughout the match.Gianluigi Buffon-Wikipedia
  • Juventus players have won eight Ballon d'Or awards, four of these in consecutive years (1982–1985, an overall record), among these the first player representing Serie A, Omar Sívori, as well as Michel Platini and three of the five recipients with Italian nationality as the former member of the youth sector Paolo Rossi; they have also won four FIFA World Player of the Year awards, with winners as Roberto Baggio and Zinédine Zidane, a national record and third and joint second highest overall, respectively, in the cited prizes.Juventus F.C.-Wikipedia
  • In 1995 Zagłębie was the 4th team in Poland, winning a spot in the 1995–96 UEFA Cup, to lose to the European powerhouse, AC Milan (with Roberto Baggio, Paolo Maldini, Alessandro Costacurta, Roberto Donadoni, Marcel Desailly, Zvonimir Boban, and manager Fabio Capello).Zagłębie Lubin-Wikipedia
  • When experienced players Paul Ince, Mark Hughes, and Andrei Kanchelskis left the club after the end of the 1994–95 season, his decision to let youth team players replace them instead of buying star players from other clubs (United had been linked with moves for players including Darren Anderton, Marc Overmars and Roberto Baggio, but no major signings were made that summer), drew a great deal of criticism.David Beckham-Wikipedia
  • The next season saw Marcello Lippi take over as Juventus manager, as well as the introduction of a new team of directors, made up of Giraudo, Roberto Bettega, and Luciano Moggi; Del Piero played a more prominent role for the club that season following Roberto Baggio's injury in November against Padova.Alessandro Del Piero-Wikipedia
  • Building for the 1995–96 season, Milan signed strikers George Weah and Roberto Baggio, as well as winger Paulo Futre; this created a selection problem as Capello already had several forwards and wingers in his squad, including Di Canio, Lentini, Savićević, Eranio, Roberto Donadoni and Marco Simone.Fabio Capello-Wikipedia
  • He is the joint fourth highest scorer for the Italian national team, with 27 goals, alongside Roberto Baggio, and behind only Silvio Piola with 30 goals, Giuseppe Meazza with 33 goals, and Luigi Riva with 35 goals; with 91 appearances for Italy between 1995 and 2008, he is also his nation's eleventh-most capped player of all-time.Alessandro Del Piero-Wikipedia

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