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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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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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Legend Profile: Paul Gascoigne

Legend Profile: Paul Gascoigne

  An Introduction to Paul Gascoigne Paul Gascoigne is one of the most charismatic and controversial figures to have ever graced the game of football. Known as ‘Gazza’, he was born in Gateshead, England and is widely considered to be one of the greatest English midfielders of all-time. Following on from our Legend Profiles on...

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Legend Profile: Stefano Mauri

Legend Profile: Stefano Mauri

  Welcome back to our series of Legend Profiles; and this time we will be focusing on my favourite Lazio player of all-time and one of the best captains of Lazio history: Stefano Mauri. I admired his skills – he had a deadly left foot and always carried himself with grace and dignity on and off the...

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Legend Profile: Giorgio Chinaglia

Legend Profile: Giorgio Chinaglia

INTRODUCTION TO GIORGIO CHINAGLIA A story emerged of Ivanka Trump stopping in at a Trattoria in Rome while on a recent presidential visit to the Vatican. On seeing a picture of a man wearing a sky blue shirt, hands outstretched, face turned upwards in a posture of supplication she is said to have asked: “which...

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Legend Profile: Miroslav Klose

Legend Profile: Miroslav Klose

This piece, on Lazio and Germany icon Miroslav Klose, is the first of our series of Legend Profiles that we will be releasing on this site. We will be, similarly to our Player Profiles, looking at the careers of various Lazio icons and breaking down their play to see just why they were so successful....

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