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When Lazio refused to play Barcelona

In October of 1975, Lazio was set to face Barcelona away in the UEFA Cup. However, after the fascist Franco regime had assassinated five political dissidents, there were talks of the match not being played. In fact, Umberto Lenzini (the Lazio President at the time) called Franco

Hernan Crespo

Legend Profile: Hernán Crespo

Introduction Hernán Crespo is a legendary goal-scorer who represented a multitude of European giants over his career. His first big move took him to the blue side of Rome and he did not disappoint for the Biancoceleste. Although his time with Lazio was short-lived, it