A true rossoneri

Apparently, according to some football websites, AC Milan’s manager Leonardo and vice-president Adriano Galliani have asked 41 year old Paolo Maldini, to return from retirement and come play for the last five games of the Serie A season. This unique request from Milan’s staff is due to the large number of injured defensive players in the team. Players like Kaladze, Jankulovski, Nesta , Bonera and the american Onyewu are all out injured, jeopardizing Milan’s title bid (what’s left of it).

Paolo Maldini is a legend and an icon at San Siro playing 25 seasons of his career at AC Milan and winning 26 trophies, including five UEFA Champions League Cups for the club. The man is a true and loyal rossoneri. Continue reading

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Dimitar Berbatov

“Great transfer, he’s gonna score a million goals, best striker in the world, 30 million? cheap!” this would have been my answer, two years ago if I had been asked what do you think about Dimitar Berbatov signing with United?

Same question, a year later and I would have said “ok, his first year, he needed some time to get to know his teammates, to understand the manager’s style and ideas, next year we’re gonna see a whole new player, who’s Ronaldo?(or Tevez?) we got Berba! we’re the best!”.

Now almost one year later, kicked out of the Champions League in the quarter finals, four points behind Chelsea in the Premier League with four games to go and with our best (and probably the only capable) striker we have injured, does anyone dare to ask me “what do you think about Dimitar Berbatov?”. Continue reading

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