“Career Fair Play”
After making his Serie A debut with Atalanta, he joined Milan, soon becoming one of the team’s pillars, under the guidance of both Sacchi and Capello. Wearing black and red, he won 6 league titles, 3 Champions Leagues and 3 UEFA Super Cups, establishing himself as the one of strongest Italian wingers in history.
Already a staple of the Italy National team during in the years of Vicini, he became world vicechampion under Sacchi at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the USA, losing a historic final against Brazil on penalties.
He undertook a new career as a coach on the sidelines of Livorno, Naples, Cagliari and Bologna before joining Shenzen. He achieved his best results with Parma leading to qualification in the Europa League.
For two years, he followed Lippi’s legacy at the helm of the Italy National Team, fresh off the 2006 world cup victory. With the team, he earned a place at the 2008 European Championships one round early, where, however, Italy was defeated in the quarterfinals.