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clarence seedorf

(Video) Interview with a 16-year-old Clarence Seedorf

Clarence Seedorf has been appointed Milan’s new manager, and some have responded to this news by saying Seedorf is too young to assume a position of such caliber. Those who know Seedorf, however, know he’s been ready for it for years. As these awesome interview clips show, Seedorf has always been mature far beyond his years. Check it out. In the first interview he’s 16. The second one, where he is chilling on his bed, only 15.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes

30 Zlatan Quotes: “There is my enemy, scratching his bald head”

What’s the bigger loss: for Zlatan Ibrahimovic to lack a few World Cup games on his CV, or for the World Cup to lack Zlatan? The latter. At 32, the man from Malmo should be past his prime, but only keeps getting better, scoring ever more audacious and spectacular goals. Goals that no other player can score. Goals that force everyone around him – teammates included – to accept his supremacy on and off the field. A supremacy that he desires and requires to excel.…

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Milan 1989: Carlo Ancelloti, Frank Rijkaard, Marco Van Basten and Ruud Gullit of AC Milan

The Great XI’s: AC Milan 1989

Before the rise of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona, Arrigo Sacchi’s late 80’s AC Milan was widely regarded as the greatest football club team of all time. Not just because it was filled with such an awe-inspiring array of great individual players that even Florentino Perez still views them with envy; no, Sacchi ensured that all these Ballon-d’Or dominating stars also operated as a single unit, with captain Franco Baresi in command of a pressing tactic that rendered most opponents powerless. At their peak in 1989, this…

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Dejan Savicevic

Dejan Savicevic ~ Devil Dribbling (Player Video)

Dejan Savicevic is one of the most underrated players of the 90’s. Injury-prone and inconsistent in his performances, he never developed into the decisive player at AC Milan that, given his enormous raw talent, he should have become. But he produced enough bursts of genius that, even today, watching a video of Savicevic dribbling past defenders in his strange, snakelike, devlish style, is sure to blow your socks off.

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Gianni Rivera

The Duel: Rivera vs Cruyff 1969 EC Final (Video)

This is the first episode of a new series: The Duel. Two great players. One game. One winner. Who played better? You decide. This first edition pits Gianni Rivera against Johan Cruyff. The setting is the 1969 European Cup final AC Milan vs Ajax. Milan won 4-1, after consistently overrunning the 2 man midfield from Ajax. Gianni Rivera was given all the time and space to demonstrate both his elegant dribbling skills and his excellent passing abilites. Cruyff got less space from the Milan defense.…

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George Weah

AC Milan All-Star XI

Next to Real Madrid, AC Milan is Europe’s most successful club. Winning 18 Scudetto’s, 7 Champions Leagues and 4 Club World Cups can only be done when you’ve got the best of the best players at your disposal. Indeed, Milan had featured brilliant players throughout its history. Attacking players like Nordahl, Altafini, Weah, Kaká, Rivera, Gullit, Shevchenko, and Van Basten, to name a few. Which of these would fit in an All-Time Milan XI?

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Milans Rijkaard Gullit and Van Basten

Sacchi claims his AC Milan was better than Pep’s Barça. Is he right?

Even the most loyal AC Milan supporters will readily admit that Barcelona is currently a better side than AC Milan. But how do Pep Guardiola’s men measure up against the legendary Milan that won two successive European Cups in 1989 and 1990? The monopoly on European football that Barcelona enjoys today, mirrors the iron grip AC Milan had over Europe in the late 80’s. The coach who built up that all conquering Milan – Ariggo Sacchi – believes his old side was superior to the…

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