ATG Managers Draft - R1 - Moby vs Enigma (A. Sacchi vs E. Happel)

Who will win this game (including realization of the tactical blueprint)?


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TEAM MOBY (Arrigo Sacchi)

Manager
: Arrigo Sacchi

Formation: 4-4-2

Tactical Overview:
One of the most popular names out there so not really much to say. Sacchi's teams played a very high line and worked on compressing the space between the defensive and attacking lines to suffocate the opposition. Off the ball they were composed of high energy and versatile personnel who could compress the pitch both horizontally and vertically. Once they got the ball, they had the ability to expand with lightning quick speed, with highly dynamic and pacy players in attack looking to counter, as well as wingers who would shuttle on the flanks. There were some specifics, like the Baresi's top notch leadership and the marshaling of the defensive line. Rijkaard's all action midfield impact and the ability to have a huge presence both in defense and attack. Ancelotti's dictating the tempo of the game, controlling the passing and initiating attacks. Gullit's all round juggernaut ability to take on the opposition in the middle, while also teleport to the opposition box with the service coming from out wide or peeling away with the ball with his deadly pace and dribbling. And lastly van Basten's complete CF play, dominating opposition CBs, linking up play, being great in the air and above all, an absolute goal machine.

Quick Player Justifications:
Elias Figueroa is the perfect and closest replica for a player like Baresi. A fellow GOAT and complete CB, one who was excellent in protecting the box and also pushing forward and cutting off attacks at their source. While possibly even better than Baresi on the ball and use his incredibly creative passing in starting attacks. No one better to lead this team at the back.

Virgil Van Dijk has proven his ability at the highest level in the last few years, making an instant impact in a team like few others have ever done and taking them to back to back CL finals with winning one and now winning* the PL. His incredible pace, heading, stopping ability along with ability on the ball and no nonsense approach is the ideal foil for Don Elias. Dare I say he's an upgrade on Costacurta.

Abidal and Kaltz out wide replace Maldini and Tassotti. The young Maldini under Sacchi was pretty attacking in nature and often provided width for the team going forward while being pretty solid at the back. Similarly Tassotti was quite energetic in his defending. Both Abidal and Kaltz are tremendously hard working defenders with great stamina. Kaltz will be adding a whole lot of elite crossing in this team which would be idea for Sacchi's tactics.

Rijkaard's presence in midfield was a huge factor for their success, so here we have Bryan Robson in his mid-career role, where in he showed excellent box-to-box ability with great defensive nous in terms of shielding the defense, breaking up attacks and carrying the ball forward. No shortage of stamina or workrate while also having great ability on the ball.

Ancelotti is quite underrated in what he brought to the team in terms of his metronomic passing and dictating play. He is replaced by the GOAT in that department in Xavi. He will be the conductor in the middle, taking the reigns of creating chances and starting attacks, while still providing loads of pressing and workrate.

Iniesta and Beckham complete the midfield unit. Both perfectly fall under the template in terms of possessing insane workrate and stamina while being able to tuck inside just as well as going out wide. As mentioned above that was very crucial for the team in terms of applying the compression and the wide players contributed to that, and here we have two of the best names for that kind of hybrid role. Beckham's crossing adds another dimension and maintains that quality service from out wide.

Gullit's role was one of the most challenging to replicate, so I was lucky to get one of the very few players who could provide what Gullit did. An absolute never ending running machine, insane stamina and workrate, incredibly dynamic and could burn players with his pace, equally adept at playing all across the frontline whether in the middle or out wide, a fantastic creator and passer to the point where he facilitated Serie A top scorers year after year and a big game goal scorer, especially turning up in CL games which is forte of this team. Zibi Boniek gets all of that on the table, playing in an absolute free role behind the striker, going outwide wide, dropping deep or breaking forward with pace and scoring great goals. A phenomenal presence who would tie this team together beautifully.

Finally, Robert Lewandowski takes his place as the #9 of the team. An absolute goal machine over the years (who is having an insane season currently and is on 49 goals), he is the perfect spearhead for this team. Great in the air, can dominate CBs, has excellent technique, can bring in other players into the game and can score every single type of goal from all angles and ranges. Has an incredible big game CV, right from the days when he was at Dortmund and was punishing teams like Madrid in latter stages.

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TEAM ENIGMA (Ernst Happel)

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Ernst Happel: quiet Austrian, forefather of the Total Football who conquered Europe



Background:

He was a no nonsense guy. A tremendous football player himself, for Austria and Rapid Wien and Racing Club Paris.

Ernst Happel became the first coach to have won the European Cup (Champions League) with two different clubs: Feyenoord (1969/1970) and Hamburg (1982/1983).

Happel also claimed the league title in four different countries: Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Austria. Most of his success can be attributed to his attacking strategy, as well as smothering the rival to pressure the ball.

Philosophy:

Coach Ernst Happel is famous in Holland for his typical quote: “Kein keloel, fussball spielen!”. Which translates as “Stop talking, just play football!”.
In Austria, Happel was never seen as a potential top coach. He loathed theory and was never part of the incrowd. But after he won the European Cup with Feyenoord, the Austrian federation invited him for a presentation at some seminar. “The people in the room were silent and hung onto every word. It was just fantastic. His pitch was just incredible!”.

As a coach, he immediately won the respect when at the first training, he placed several empty bottles on the cross bar, and placed balls outside of the box. And he then hit the balls which would all hit a bottle. The Feyenoord squad has just seen that their coach knows how to hit a football.

Having grown up and developed in the thick of Hugo Meisl’s Wunderteam, and with the experience of two World Cups, Happel introduced a tough but fluid style of play at ADO that was previously rare in the Dutch football scene, scrapping formations like the 4-2-4 for a 4-3-3, ironically using it to defeat Ajax.

Total Football. A strategy? An ideology? An over-elaborate myth? Poetry in motion? Football’s perfection? Out-dated? Unnecessarily complicated? A failure? Revolutionary? The pinnacle of football? The game’s biggest influencer?

In its essence, the system removes boundaries and rigidity, encourages expansive, entertaining football, but is dependent on intelligent, well-rounded and highly-skilled players. At its worst, the tactic is vague, impractical and unsuccessful. To those who question its merit, Total Football is romanticised by a generation of football supporters who were still somewhat ignorant of the game’s tactical nuances.

History remembers Michels, Cruyff, Ajax and Total Football have, justifiably, become intertwined in the history of Dutch and world football. They have become revered to such an extent it now seems almost impossible to imagine how any side could have defeated Ajax during this era.

But they were.

While even the greatest sides can lose one-off cup games, Michel’s unstoppable Ajax band were thwarted – twice – over the course of an entire league season in 1969 and 1971.

Not only did Feyenoord overthrow their great rivals, but they also found a consistent way of counteracting Michel’s tactical set-up, and some in Rotterdam even claim to this day that Feyenoord, and manager Ernst Happel, remain largely forgotten about in the annals of Total Football history.

It was, after all, the Austrian who introduced the famous 4-3-3 shape into Dutch football and instructed his midfielders to look for space between the opposition lines of defence and midfield, while encouraging the team’s attacking midfielder and striker to fluidly interchange position. Happel was also renowned for his belief in players being physically strong and fit, necessities for Total Football to succeed, and it is often overlooked that the Netherlands squad at the 1974 World Cup contained more players from Feyenoord than Ajax.

Tactics:

The 4-3-3 system


Feyenoord played a 4-2-4 system in 1969, with deep striker Ove Kindvall and playmaker Willem van Hanegem as two strikers and two players in midfield. All Happel did was drop Willem back to midfield and add Franz Hasil (Rapid Wien player) to the midfield (with Wim Jansen) and the rest is history.

Rinus Michels copied what Happel did. He used the 3-2-5 still, the traditional offensive football style in Holland, with one central defender, 2 back, two controlling mids and 5 attackers: 2 out and out wingers and two “inner” players and a striker. When Ajax drew 3-3- with Feyenoord in April 1970, Michels decided to go with 4-3-3 as well. His old style was simply too vulnerable against strong teams. A year later, Ajax would win the European Cup as well.


When watching the finals between Celtic and Feyenoord, it is remarkable to see how patient Feyenoord is… Celtic is constantly playing the long ball forward and hopes on some creativity from the four forwards. Feyenoord plays like a collective. Patient build up play with short passing from the back. When Feyenoord played against teams using the 4-2-4, they always had the extra man in midfield and getting a free man using the man-more concept is more an Austrian invention than a typical Dutch one…

While Happel’s preferred system of 4-3-3 was not yet commonplace in the Netherlands and his use of a number 10 was almost unheard of. It proved a constant nuisance for defensive players who faced the dilemma of following their man, losing shape and allowing gaps to appear, or holding their position and allow Hasil and Kindvall to find pockets of space all over the pitch.

The Off-side Trap:

Maybe to clear this up first: Happel didn’t invent Total Football as a mathematical formula. He was a man of the pitch, not a theory guy. He would create solutions based on the players he had at his disposal. With him, it was an organic process. Former Ajax back (and part of the Feyenoord squad when they won the Cup in 1970) Theo van Duivenbode: “Michels was great in developing a tactical plan at the start of a game and he’d try to hold on to it. Happel was different. Happel was capable of seeing where things didn’t work in a match and he’d tweak it while we were playing. I think Happel read the games way better than Michels.”

The Off-side trap, a mechanism that would impress the world in 1974 when the Dutch successfully used it at the World Cup 1974 was something Happel came up with in 1949 (!). He was the main man in the Rapid Wien team, one of the best teams in Europe. Rapid went to play in Brazil vs Vasco da Gama and was played off the pitch, trailing 3-0 in a short spell. After the break, the Vasco manager told his players to take it easy. The end result: 5-0.

The 22 year old Ernst Happel couldn’t sleep and decided to analyse the game that night with his coach Pesser and technical director Franz Binder. Pesser: “We were humiliated. We had never had this before. We spent hours jotting on pieces of paper and analysing what they did. Their coach Flavio Costa was an innovator, who laid the foundation for Brazil’s flowing tactical style of play. That morning we decided to abandon the Austrian school. We needed something new. And one new thing we introduced was Ernst Happel as central defender, the playmaker from the back.”

Pressing:

“If you mark man-to-man, you’re sending out eleven donkeys.” – Ernst Happel


Again, a lesson learned in a country far far away gave Happel the necessary insights. Rapiud Wien is the first team post World War 2 to travel to the USSR. The teams there played a collective style of football. In Western Europe and the UK, teams relied on the dribbles of the individual, but Russian teams worked on playing pressing football as a collective. Viktor Maslov (not the dog guy), who was the mentor of one Valeri Lobanovski, was an innovator. He was the one stating that one had to take time and space away from the opponent. In those days, it was normal to allow defenders some space so they can move forward dozens of yards. Willem van Hanegem: “I can’t remember any time where Ajax put us under pressure. It was Happel who was innovative in Holland with this concept, using fast, hardworking players on the wings. They were the first defenders. We had Henk Wery at Feyenoord and he used Rene van de Kerkhof in the 1978 Dutch team. He created the ideal circumstances this way, for a team that could grasp the opponent and never let them go.”

Again, Michels took notice and decided to let more static players like Henk Groot and Bennie Muller go for marathon men like Johan Neeskens and Nico Rijnders. Ajax never played that aggressive, actually, it was once Michels had players like Jansen, Van Hanegem and Neeskens in one midfield (World Cup 1974) when he started using the aggressive press. The label Total Football was given to Michels’ team, but it was Happel who led the way.

Again, a lesson learned in a country far far away gave Happel the necessary insights. Rapiud Wien is the first team post World War 2 to travel to the USSR. The teams there played a collective style of football. In Western Europe and the UK, teams relied on the dribbles of the individual, but Russian teams worked on playing pressing football as a collective. Viktor Maslov (not the dog guy), who was the mentor of one Valeri Lobanovski, was an innovator. He was the one stating that one had to take time and space away from the opponent. In those days, it was normal to allow defenders some space so they can move forward dozens of yards. Willem van Hanegem: “I can’t remember any time where Ajax put us under pressure. It was Happel who was innovative in Holland with this concept, using fast, hardworking players on the wings. They were the first defenders. We had Henk Wery at Feyenoord and he used Rene van de Kerkhof in the 1978 Dutch team. He created the ideal circumstances this way, for a team that could grasp the opponent and never let them go.”

Again, Michels took notice and decided to let more static players like Henk Groot and Bennie Muller go for marathon men like Johan Neeskens and Nico Rijnders. Ajax never played that aggressive, actually, it was once Michels had players like Jansen, Van Hanegem and Neeskens in one midfield (World Cup 1974) when he started using the aggressive press. The label Total Football was given to Michels’ team, but it was Happel who led the way.

Key roles and positions:

The Austrian perfected his defence, able to use a libero in Iron Rinus like Michels attempted in a 4-2-4 with Velibor Vasović during the previous seasons. More importantly, he was able to find the balance in midfield, which is ultimately where the EC final was won as Celtic couldn’t cope with the extra man in the middle. That man was Franz Hasil who he brought in his first season at Feyenord.
The Austrian was one of the first to operate the then-revolutionary central attacking midfielder position in a 4-3-3 and his movement between the lines caused confusion across the Celtic team. Throughout the duration of his two seasons at Feyenoord, Hasil played an influential role in attack, thriving under Happel who was once quoted as saying he would rather win 5-4 than 1-0.

The ball playing CB (aka Libero):
Rinus Israël was Feyenoord’s cool head at the back in Rotterdam. With the audacity to wear thick-rimmed hipster glasses for Feyenoord’s 1970 photo-call, he too was highly distinctive. He was also highly successful. He was the man that took the ball out of defence but also solid defender that is responsible(alongside more of a rugged stopper) to finish one season with only 22 goals conceded.


The holder and DM position:

Wim Jansen, a strong and powerful defensive midfielder who protected his defence with devastating ferocity, was also technically adept at moving the ball. His role was crucial at the time and he did not only provide defensive stability but he also participated actively in the build up and spraying passes from deep and linking the midfield and defence.

The B2B:

Van Hanegem was the the greatest of Happel’s midfield apostles. He enjoyed a father-son relationship with the coach, and he would go earn 52 Dutch caps during his career, including one from the 1974 World Cup final. Still considered one of the all-time greatest Dutch players, he earned the nickname De Kromme for his running style and ability to curl the ball with the outside of his boot. Van Hanegem was a fantastic passer, a hard worker and strong tackler too. It is no wonder that Van Hanegem – who possessed great vision on the pitch despite only having 70 percent of his sight – remarked: “That man saw everything.”

The key between AM/CF interchanging positions:

Hasil and Kindvall proved impossible for Celtic defenders to mark and Wery and Moulijn’s direct dribbling caused problems all evening for the opposition defenders. Off the ball too, Happel had ensured his side were well drilled and Celtic talisman Jimmy Johnstone was given no space or time on all the ball by van Duivenbode, while Moulijn worked doubly hard to ensure the opposition full-back, David Haye, could not supply Johnstone.

Yet, while Hasil and Kindvall’s interchangeable positions proved crucial to Feyenoord’s success, it was the individuals’ commitment and talent that saw them perfect the roles. Kindvall, as a small and nippy striker was unconventional in the early ‘70s, proved to be an unrelenting goal machine in Rotterdam, netting a remarkable 129 goals in 144 Eredivisie games during his time with the club.

The left winger:
The left winger could float past opposition defenders and was renowned for his ability to feign a pass and cut back inside. Moulijn played for Feyenoord between 1955-1972 and today there is a statue to honour the great man outside De Kuip. He sadly passed away in 2011 and his funeral parade began at the stadium before slowly snaking past thousands of mourners who lined the streets of Rotterdam to pay their respects.

The winger had to not only work on the ball, but off it too. Moulijn was tasked with harassing Celtic full-back David Hay every time he got the ball and ensuring that the Scots’ biggest threat, Jimmy Johnstone, was isolated from the passage of play to use the EC final against Celtic as example..

Right winger:

Wery, offered some excellent wingplay and he also participated of the pressing as a team. Generally the flanks were well covered by Happel's players and represented the first line of defence.

Problems and shortcomings:

Ironically, it was Feyenoord’s irresistible attacking football that eventually proved their undoing. Sides, fearing a potential onslaught, dropped deeper against the champions and without space to exploit they often struggled to break down the opposition, especially away from home, and Feyenoord beat just two of the top nine on their travels that year. The team also suffered disappointment in the Dutch Cup and faced a shock elimination in the second round by Groningen, who were ultimately relegated from the Eredivisie.

Happel always found a way to create a top team with the players he had at his disposal. Hasil once said that what made the Austrian unique was that he played the best he had in each position but also managed to get the best out of them. He often didn't have superstars in the team and had to be innovative in his approach especially against teams that played in deeper defensive lines. He did lack some great players in key positions to take the team to the next level - inside midfielders that can unlock tight defences with great passing and also top class full backs that can further stretch the pitch and offer some essential wingplay.

Inspiration
Ernst Happel Feyenoord side that was predecessor of total football and its success domestically and winning the EC

Formation
4-3-3
Classic Happel formation - flat back four with a holder protecting the back four, AM in Platini who interchanges with Henry and breaking the lines, as Happel's blueprint.

Tactics

High press, high tempo, quick transition

  • High line, offside trap: Happel was one of the first players to employ some sort of offside trap even as a player. The aim of the team is to put the opposition on the backfoot pressing him in midfield and his own half, get the ball back and start a counter. The back four consists of 4 defenders that are very good on the ball and able to play in different setups. All defenders are adapt on the ball and able to play it out of the back. Cerezo is in his natural holder role linking the defence with midfield. The wingers are required to put pressure on opposition full backs and one of them tracking his man in defence when the opposition are attacking on the side or keeping shape when we are off the ball.
  • High press: whilst Happel's sides were very technical and attacking, they were also physical. We aim to play a high intense game and not allow the opposition many gaps or voids to find space when we lose the ball. The press is done as a collective unit and the team overloads especially the midfield. Junior can step up, Nedved game will certainly be appreciated in his high intense style, whilst Platini is a no stranger putting his authority and control in the middle. Vieira and Cerezo have solid frames that also add the physical side and height in midfield, able to win challenges both on the deck and in the air.
  • AM/CF interchange: Notorious innovation of Happel's Feyenord was the AM and CF swapping position. Can't think of better player to do so than Platini who strived in such setups and Henry is the type of player that has the off the ball movement and lightning pace to get the end of his passes. Henry is not a fox in the box type of striker that would only occupy the opposition defender but also a very fluid attacker that can pull the defenders out of their comfort zone.
  • Offensive patterns: quick incisive passing, a lot of movement off and on the ball. Platini is the key here with his ability to unlock tight defences and probably the GOAT with the greatest range and passing ability. He will also attack the box when has the opportunity and the space to do so. Neymar will bring his link up game and movement on the outside channel, whilst also pull defenders all over the place to create numerical advantage. The mixture of dribbling, pace, work rate makes the attack unpredictable and also gives a lot of options to break down the opposition if we pin them down.
Player Roles
GK - Lev Yashin - The first sweeper keeper and GOAT keeper. He is known for leaving his line and preventing goal and opposition threat before it happens.
LB - Leo Junior - as a typical player able to operate in multiple roles he will cut in and help in midfield, but also overlap in attack creating advantage when in possession.
RB - Carlos Alberto - pretty much in his natural role. He will be an overlapping full back who can also close down the opposition winger and negate his influence.
CB - Fabio Cannavaro - alongside Nesta he was one of the best CB's in Italy at the turn of the century. At Parma he was very adapt in playing in a higher line and very capable defender on the ball, combined with a top notch pace and awareness. On top of that,despite his size his jump allowed him to win most of the aerial challenges against forwards higher than him.
CB - Ricardo Carvalho - elegant on and off the ball, excellent in the air.
DM - Toninho Cerezo - holder position, protect the back four, initialize attacks with his incisive passing and add to the midfield battle.
B2B - Patrick Vieira - One of the best in his category. Adds physical presence to midfield. His understanding with Henry should also be appreciated, alongside his eye for a pass and his unparalleled combination of flair, skill, stamina, physical presence.
LW - Neymar - great link up play, confident in possession, great off the ball movement and ability to beat his man and create space.
RW - Pavel Nedved - Equally adept in both phases he will help the midfield and also attack, whilst adding endless amount of stamina in the midfield battle
CF - Thierry Henry - Fantastic all round forward that will exploit the opposition gaps, pull defenders outside their comfort zone and be at the end of Platini passes.

Alterations from the original
Not many changes. The biggest improvement is Platini who is a player that Happel would've relished to build around. The biggest issue his Feyenord had was breaking down opposition sides that camped back and defended in deep line. What we have done to improve that was the introduction of Neymar, Henry, Platini and Nedved. Whilst all stay true to the intensive style and creative side of our attack, that quartet has it all in terms of off the ball movement, picking up a pass and also scoring the much needed goal to break the deadlock.
 
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To kick it off a piece on Platini:


Platini's playing style was virtually unseen from a French player beforehand. His gift was his precise understanding and handling of a football, which enabled him to play astounding passes, or try audacious shots both from open play and dead-ball situations. His ability was such that Bobby Charlton remarked, "What a playmaker. He could thread the ball through the eye of a needle as well as finish."

The 1982 World Cup would become the Frenchman's tournament and he used the time to make his nation stand up and finally realise just what a fantastic player he was. He was involved with either the start or the end of almost every French attacking move in which they finished unexpectedly and in very controversial circumstances bowing out to West Germany in the semi-finals.

At both the club and international level, Platini had stemmed his run of bad fortune by carving out his own good luck. He had helped rejuvenate a beleaguered France team and had come home as a hero. No longer was he the villain in anyone's eyes but instead he was already being hailed as the greatest French player ever. But Platini's best was yet to come.

When he arrived in Italy, it was to a hostile audience and he was forced to try and compete for places amongst many of Italy's world cup winning stars, by then already set fan favourites. Juventus' poor start meant that it would become almost impossible to win Serie A and lead to heavy criticisms from the demanding Italian sports press. Very quickly Platini, the new boy, became their target.

Platini must have been reminded of the bad times at AS Nancy when he was unfairly vilified and forced to sit out of the most important matches injured, unable to silence his outspoken critics. The situation became so bad that the Frenchman admits he was considering leaving the Old Lady that same winter.

However, as with all the greats there is an extra ounce of grit which will never accept defeat, no matter what it’s form. Platini stubbornly chose to stay put and rectify the situation, rather than turn tail and run to another top side. Instead he rallied his team-mates, successfully lobbying for a change of tactics which suddenly transformed the Juventus into one of the most formidable clubs in Europe.

By the season's close, Juvetus ended winning the Italian Cup, as European Cup runners-up to Hamburg. Individually, Platini was Serie A's top scorer with 16 goals and won the Ballon d'Or, European Player of the Year.

His seminal season came in 1984, during which he was the undisputed best player in the world. An integral part of Juve's Serie A and Cup Winner's Cup championship sides, he finished once again as top scorer in Serie A with 20 goals. But he left his greatest achievement with the revitalised national team.

Platini ended up lifting France's first major international trophy in the form of the European Championship, as the tournament's top scorer with a record 9 goals, miles in front of nearest rival, Dane Frank Arnesen, who could only muster a meagre 3. Once more, he was awarded the Ballon d'Or for his efforts on all stages winning a memorable treble of trophies.

Platini continued his form in 1985, by winning Juventus their first European Cup (although he regarded this as the greatest low of his career after the Heysel Stadium disaster) and as if was now a matter of routine he again finished as Serie A top scorer and won a record third Ballon d'Or. In 1986, he once again help Juventus to another Serie A title.

By the time Platini had retired in 1987 he had cemented his place as a legend of World Football and fulfilled his place as the messiah of his compatriots with the winning of the European championship. He had transformed French football from the metaphorical backwaters into one of the strongest teams in the world. Future France great and Platini-esque player Zinedine Zidane would admit to Platini as his idol, stating that "When I was a kid and played with my friends, I always chose to be Platini. I would let my friends share between them the names of my other idols."

As if to reinforce his place as a one of the all time greats, both Juventus and the French national side felt the full impact of his retirement, failing to win another championship for nine years or qualify for the world cup for another eleven years respectively after his departure.

Perhaps the controversy he has attracted as UEFA president has detracted people's attentions from one of the greatest players World football has ever seen, but he undoubtedly stands, with pride, amongst the best.
“Michel could play with his eyes shut,” international team-mate Alain Giresse said of him. “I’ve never seen a player with such vision. He had panoramic vision.”
Nicknamed ‘The King’, it was a moniker well-earned. He won it all with Juve, including scoring the winner in their first European Cup triumph, and was a three-time Serie A top scorer and Ballon d’Or winner.
“A good midfielder has eyes in the back of his head, that’s the secret in a nutshell.”
Ernst Happel
 

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tough luck @Moby . Always hard to replicate one of the best sides ever and some of the names out there are really unique players that need a team approach to make it work. Some really good choices in there in Boniek, Figueroa and Lewa.