Roberto Baggio

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Roberto Baggio
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Personal information
Full name Roberto Baggio
Date of birth 18 February 1967 (1967-02-18) (age 50)
Place of birth Caldogno, Italy
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982-1985
1985-1990
1990-1995
1995-1997
1997-1998
1998-2000
2000-2004
Vicenza
Fiorentina
Juventus
Milan
Bologna
Internazionale Milano
Brescia
National team
1988-2004 Italy 56 (27)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roberto Baggio (born 18 February 1967) is an Italian former footballer. He played for Italy national team.

A technically gifted, creative playmaker and a set piece specialist renowned for his accurate free kicks and goalscoring, Baggio is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.

In 1993, he was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d'Or. In 2004, he was named by Pelé in the FIFA 100, a list of the 125 world's greatest living players.

Early life[change | change source]

Roberto Baggio was born in CaldognoVeneto. He is the son of Matilda and Fiorindo Baggio, the sixth of eight siblings. His younger brother, Eddy Baggio, was also a footballer who played 86 games in Serie B, the second division of Italian football.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Italy League Coppa Italia Europe Total
1982/83 Vicenza Serie C1 1 0 1 0 - 2 0
1983/84 6 1 4 0 - 10 1
1984/85 29 12 5 2 - 34 14
1985/86 Fiorentina Serie A 0 0 5 0 - 5 0
1986/87 5 1 4 2 1 0 10 3
1987/88 27 6 7 3 - 34 9
1988/89 30 15 10 9 - 40 24
1989/90 32 17 2 1 12 1 46 19
1990/91 Juventus Serie A 33 14 6 4 8 9 47 27
1991/92 32 18 8 4 - 40 22
1992/93 27 21 7 3 9 6 43 30
1993/94 32 17 2 2 7 3 41 22
1994/95 17 8 4 2 8 4 29 14
1995/96 Milan Serie A 28 7 1 0 5 3 34 10
1996/97 23 5 5 3 5 1 33 9
1997/98 Bologna Serie A 30 22 3 1 - 33 23
1998/99 Internazionale Milano Serie A 23 5 6 1 6 4 35 10
1999/00 18 4 5 1 - 23 5
2000/01 Brescia Serie A 25 10 2 0 - 27 10
2001/02 12 11 1 0 - 13 11
2002/03 32 12 0 0 - 32 12
2003/04 26 12 0 0 - 26 12
Country Italy 488 218 88 38 61 31 637 292
Total 488 218 88 38 61 31 637 292

International career statistics[change | change source]

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Italy national team
Year Apps Goals
1988 1 0
1989 6 3
1990 9 4
1991 2 1
1992 7 6
1993 7 5
1994 12 5
1995 1 0
1996 0 0
1997 2 1
1998 6 2
1999 2 0
2000 0 0
2001 0 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 1 0
Total 56 27

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