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2013 Coppa Italia winning squad: where are they now?

2013 Coppa Italia winning squad: where are they now?

  Lazio’s recent history is not as illustrious as it was in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but their Coppa Italia victory in 2013 might be just as historic as their Scudetto in 2000. Then manager VladimirPetkovic led the Aquile to victory against Siena, Catania, and Juventus, in the two-leg semi-final, just to reach...

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Legend Profile: Alessandro Nesta

Legend Profile: Alessandro Nesta

Introduction One of the greatest defenders of all time and one of the best to ever wear a biancoceleste jersey, this legend profile will be exploring the career of the one and only Alessandro Nesta. Born and bred a Laziale from the age of nine, Nesta is a defender I looked up to and aspired...

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Sergej Milinković-Savić: How would the Lazio man fit in at Manchester United and Tottenham?

Sergej Milinković-Savić: How would the Lazio man fit in at Manchester United and Tottenham?

  Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United, and now Tottenham. All powerhouses of European Football, all with a common desire to bring a young and talented player to their side, that many have hailed to be the next ‘Paul Pogba’. His name? Sergej Milinković-Savić: the 23-year-old Serbian international who plays as a center midfielder...

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Lazio: The Champions League Effect

Lazio: The Champions League Effect

Three games. The 17/18 Serie A TIM season for Lazio has come down to these final three games. Three games to claim a coveted spot in the UEFA Champions League. It is a spot they richly deserve, based on the form they’ve showed on the pitch thus far. With a 4 point lead on Inter, Lazio...

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Lazio: Raiders of the Lost Scudetto

Lazio: Raiders of the Lost Scudetto

  If you did not know, Lazio holds two Scudetti from the 1974 and 2000 seasons. The first was received when Mister Tommaso Maestrelli led the forces of “Banda Maestrelli” with Giorgio Chinaglia, Pino Wilson and Re Cecconi; Then came Sven-Göran Eriksson’s last gasp scudetto win after Alessandro Calori scored a marvelous goal against Juventus in the rain. Since...

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Player Profile: Felipe Anderson

Player Profile: Felipe Anderson

Introduction to Player Profile: Felipe Anderson So far in our series of Lazio player profiles, we have taken a look at Dutch defender Stefan de Vrij, Serbian powerhouse Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Romanian ‘Mr. Consistent’ Stefan Radu and midfield guardian Lucas Leiva. This time, we will be focusing on Leiva’s fellow countryman, Felipe Anderson. Felipe Anderson is...

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Igli Tare: The Most Underrated Sporting Director in Italy

Igli Tare: The Most Underrated Sporting Director in Italy

Over the past few seasons Lazio has quietly rose back up to become a major power in Italian soccer and the team’s Sporting Director Igli Tare deserves a lot of the credit. Tare has been Lazio’s sporting director since 2008 and under his guidance they have won two Coppa Italia;s and two Supercoppa’s. He has...

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Vincenzo Paparelli: Death in the Terrace

Vincenzo Paparelli: Death in the Terrace

October 28th 1979 was a gloomy fall day by all accounts. A leaden grey sky threatened rain. It was also derby day in Rome. The Capital derby is one of the most passionately felt and hotly contested in the world, certainly the most volatile in Italy. On that day, Vincenzo Paparelli, 33-year-old father of two,...

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Legend Profile: Angelo Peruzzi

Legend Profile: Angelo Peruzzi

      Angelo Peruzzi is widely considered to have been one of the greatest goalkeepers of his generation – no small accomplishment considering the quality of Italian keepers in this period such as Francesco Toldo, Walter Zenga, Gianluca Pagliuca. He was only eclipsed and challenged by a stratospheric Gigi Buffon throughout his tenure as a...

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