Roberto Baggio

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Roberto Baggio
Roberto Baggio - Italia '90.jpg
Baggio with Italy in 1990
Personal information
Full name Roberto Baggio
Date of birth (1967-02-18) 18 February 1967 (age 51)[1]
Place of birth Caldogno, Italy[1]
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Attacking midfielder
Youth career
1974–1980 Caldogno
1980–1982 L.R. Vicenza
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1985 L.R. Vicenza 47 (20)
1985–1990 Fiorentina 136 (72)
1990–1995 Juventus 200 (143)
1995–1997 Milan 67 (44)
1997–1998 Bologna 33 (19)
1998–2000 Internazionale 59 (36)
2000–2004 Brescia 101 (77)
National team
1984 Italy U16[2] 20 (19)
1988–2004 Italy[3] 56 (31)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Roberto Baggio (Italian pronunciation: [roˈbɛrto ˈbaddʒo]; 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]

[1][4][5][6][7]

Club Season League[a] Cup[b] Europe[c] Other[d] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vicenza 1982–83 Serie C1 1 0 0 0 1 0
1983–84 6 1 6[e] 1[e] 12 2
1984–85 29 12 5 2 34 14
Vicenza total 36 13 11 3 47 16
Fiorentina 1985–86 Serie A 0 0 5 0 5 0
1986–87 5 1 4 2 1[f] 0 10 3
1987–88 27 6 7 3 34 9
1988–89 31[g] 15 10 9 41 24
1989–90 32 17 2 1 12[f] 1 46 19
Fiorentina total 95 39 28 15 13 1 136 55
Juventus 1990–91 Serie A 33 14 5 3 8[h] 9 1 1 47 27
1991–92 32 18 8 4 40 22
1992–93 27 21 7 3 9[f] 6 43 30
1993–94 32 17 2 2 7[f] 3 41 22
1994–95 17 8 4 2 8[f] 4 29 14
Juventus total 141 78 26 14 32 22 1 1 200 115
Milan 1995–96 Serie A 28 7 1 0 5[f] 3 34 10
1996–97 23 5 5 3 5[i] 1 0 0 33 9
Milan total 51 12 6 3 10 4 0 0 67 19
Bologna 1997–98 Serie A 30 22 3 1 33 23
Internazionale 1998–99 Serie A 23 5 6[j] 1[j] 6[k] 4[k] 35 10
1999–2000 19[l] 6[l] 5 1 24 7
Internazionale total 42 11 11 2 6 4 59 17
Brescia 2000–01 Serie A 25 10 3 0 28 10
2001–02 12 11 1 0 2[m] 1 15 12
2002–03 32 12 0 0 32 12
2003–04 26 12 0 0 0[m] 0 26 12
Brescia total 95 45 4 0 2 1 101 46
Career total 490 220 89 38 63 32 1 1 643 291
  1. Includes Serie A and Serie C1 matches.
  2. Includes Coppa Italia and Coppa Italia Serie C matches.
  3. Includes UEFA Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, and UEFA Intertoto Cup matches.
  4. Supercoppa Italiana
  5. 5.0 5.1 Includes two appearances and one goal in the 1983–84 Coppa Italia Serie C.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 All appearances in the UEFA Cup.
  7. Includes appearance in the 1988–89 Serie A seventh-place tiebreaker match against Roma to qualify for the 1989–90 UEFA Cup.
  8. All appearances in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.
  9. All appearances in the UEFA Champions League.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Includes two appearances and one goal in the two-legged 1998–99 Coppa Italia third-place tiebreaker round against Bologna to qualify for the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup.[8]
  11. 11.0 11.1 All appearances in the UEFA Champions League; includes two appearances and one goal in the second qualifying round.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Includes appearance and two goals in the 1999–2000 Serie A fourth-place tiebreaker match against Parma to qualify for the 2000–01 UEFA Champions League.
  13. 13.0 13.1 All appearances in the UEFA Intertoto Cup.

International[change | change source]

[3][9]

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
1997 2 1
1998 6 2
1999 2 0
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004 1 0
Total 56 27

World Cup goals[change | change source]

Scores and results list Italy's goal tally first.[3]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result World Cup Round
1. 01990-06-19 June 19 1990 Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy  Czechoslovakia 2 – 0 2–0 1990 Group Stage
2. 01990-07-07 July 07 1990 Stadio San Nicola, Bari, Italy  England 1 – 0 2–1 1990 Third place match
3. 01994-07-05 July 05 1994 Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough, United States  Nigeria 1 – 1 2–1 1994 Round of 16
4. 01994-07-05 July 05 1994 Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough, United States  Nigeria 2 – 1 2–1 1994 Round of 16
5. 01994-07-09 July 09 1994 Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough, United States  Spain 2 – 1 2–1 1994 Quarter-Final
6. 01994-07-13 July 13 1994 Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, United States  Bulgaria 1 – 0 2–1 1994 Semi-Final
7. 01994-07-13 July 13 1994 Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, United States  Bulgaria 2 – 0 2–1 1994 Semi-Final
8. 01998-06-11 June 11 1998 Stade du Parc Lescure, Bordeaux, France  Chile 2 – 2 2–2 1998 Group Stage
9. 01998-06-23 June 23 1998 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France  Austria 2 – 0 2–1 1998 Group Stage

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Adriano Stabile (2 January 2005). "Roberto Baggio - Goals in Serie A". RSSF. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  2. Roberto Baggio. 2004. pp. 49–59.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Nazionale in cifre - FIGC: Baggio, Roberto" (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
  4. "Roberto Baggio: Statistiche". robertobaggio.org (in Italian). Retrieved 29 July 2014.
  5. "Roberto Baggio". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  6. "Roberto Baggio: History". soccer-europe.com. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  7. "Serie A Archives: Statistics 1998/99 Season". soccer-europe.com. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  8. Rota, Davide; Miladinovich, Misha (17 August 1999). "Italy Cup 1998/99". Rec. Sport. Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  9. Di Maggio, Roberto (11 May 2005). "Roberto Baggio - Goals in International Matches". Rec. Sport. Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 15 December 2014.