Serie A Heroes: George Weah

The last player in this series was in my opinion the first World Class African footballer, George Weah. I first seen George Weah during his PSG days after they signed him from Monaco where a certain Arsene Wenger had signed him. Weah never forgot Wenger & when he won World Player of the Year in […]

My Serie A Heroes: Hidetoshi Nakata

Back in 1998, at the the World Cup in France I still have vivid memories of the Michael Owen goal against Argentina, the Beckham sending off, the Roberto Baggio penalty against Chile, the Blanco bunny hop & the ghost Ronaldo in the final. One player who really caught my eye was Hidetoshi Nakata, a Japanese […]

Serie A Hereos – Angelo Peruzzi

Well there have been a few fine keepers during my time watching Serie A including Walter Zenga, Gianluca Pagliuca, Francesco Toldo & the underrated Sebastiano Rossi. Today we have Gianluigi Buffon arguably the worlds best. But for me a keeper that stood out was Former Juventus & Lazio goalie Angelo Peruzzi. I mainly remember Peruzzi […]

Serie A Heroes: Paolo Maldini

  Now in my 21 years or so of watching football, there has been no better defender in the world than Paolo Maldini. He started with AC Milan aged 16 in January 1985, I was only 8 months old, 25 seasons later Paolo retired from football aged 40 & he never left Milan! He played […]

My Serie A Heroes: Francesco Moriero

For those of you who regularly read this site you will know I have recently fallen in love with Serie A again. I have decided to look back at my ‘Football Italia’ days in the 90s & early this decade & focus on players that grabbed my attention. I have managed to keep it to […]