Roberto Baggio

Roberto Baggio was born in Caldogno, Veneto on Feb. 18, 1967. He started his playing career aged 9, catching attention of youth team of his hometown. As a second striker or an attacking midfielder, he has played many matches for Italy. There are also many reports on him on the internet. For his elegant style, range of passing and creativity on football fields, he is widely taken as one of the greatest footballers of his generation. In 2004, he was list into the FIFA 100 by Pelé for his outstanding performances on football fields.

As one of the best footballer of his generation, he won 27 goals at 56 matches, becoming the fourth highest goal-scorer of the Italy national football team. He was nicknamed the “Divine Ponytail” for his hairstyle throughout his whole playing career. There is no doubt that he was a successful footballer pulling on Italy football shirt. In order to carrying forward his practical skills and rich experiences, he was appointed as the president of the technical sector of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC).