Monday, November 29, 2010

Jürgen Klinsmann

Jürgen Klinsmann (born 30 July 1964 in Göppingen) is a German football manager and former football player, who played for several prominent clubs in Europe and was part of the West German team that won the 1990 FIFA World Cup and the German one that won the 1996 UEFA European Championship. He was one of West Germany's/Germany's premier strikers during the 90s. Klinsmann scored in all 6 major international tournaments he participated, from Euro 1988 to 1998 World Cup.

He managed the German national team to a third-place finish in the 2006 World Cup. On 12 July 2006, Klinsmann officially announced that he would step down as Germany's coach after two years in charge and be replaced by assistant coach Joachim Löw. He took over as coach of Bayern Munich in July 2008, when Ottmar Hitzfeld stepped down to take over as the head coach of the Swiss National Team. He was fired from this position on 27 April 2009 despite winning five of his last seven matches.

Lothar Matthäus

Lothar Herbert Matthäus (born 21 March 1961 in Erlangen, West Germany) is a German former football player who is currently the head coach of the Bulgaria national football team.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Gianluca Vialli

Gianluca Vialli (born 9 July 1964 in Cremona) is a retired Italian football striker and manager. Vialli started his career at Cremonese in 1980 in his native Italy where he made 105 league appearances scoring 23 goals. His performances impressed Sampdoria who signed him in 1984. During which time he scored 85 league goals, won 3 Italian cups, the Serie A and the European Cup Winners Cup. Vialli transferred to Juventus for a World record £12.5 million in 1992. During this time he won the Italian Cup, the Serie A, Italian Supercup, UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Cup. In 1996 Vialli joined Chelsea and became Chelsea player manager the following season. In England he won the FA Cup, League Cup, UEFA Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Super Cup. He is one of nine footballers to have won the three main European club competitions.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Roberto Baggio @ Brescia

Roberto Baggio @ Internazionale

Roberto Baggio @ Bologna

Roberto Baggio @ A.C. Milan

Roberto Baggio @ Juventus

Roberto Baggio @ Fiorentina

Roberto Baggio @ Vicenza

Roberto Baggio @ Italy National Team

Roberto Baggio (born February 18, 1967) is a retired Italian footballer. In 1993, Baggio won both the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year. He is the only Italian player ever to score in three World Cups. Baggio is known as Il Divin Codino (The Divine Ponytail), for the hairstyle he wore for most of his career and his Buddhist background. Today, he is rated as one of the finest footballers to have ever played in the history of the game.