When Batistuta and Ronaldo played together

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It's basically just 45 minutes but they play like they've been playing with eachother for years. Some nice moments between the 2.

 

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The keeper for the 5th goal :lol: hahahah

Very cool to watch, 2 of the best together at once, shame it didn't happen properly.

Also a shame we don't get more exhibitions like this also! Europe v ROTW would be great to watch.
 

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Would love to see more of these type of games. Don't follow NBA, but love how they manage to do an All star game every year. Would be great to have something similar in football.
 

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Imagine you were the cb the night before a competitive game. If these two played together, no league would handle them. Power, pace and top finishers. Pure fire.
 

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Would love to see more of these type of games. Don't follow NBA, but love how they manage to do an All star game every year. Would be great to have something similar in football.
IIRC it happened the day of the world cup draw in 1997 in France, must've been a free mid week in the schedule.

Had that rest of the world team in a few editions of Pro Evo. Jorge Campos in goal etc.
 

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Batistuta's shooting power was just ridiculous.

Now combine that with R9's supreme technical ability and speed, and you have a perfect striker partnership in a classic 442 formation.
 

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I remember this game. When was it?
December 1997, played in Marseille.

Think every world cup team had a player involved in the teams. Can't remember who played for England. Without looking up guess the Jamaica player. ;)

As an aside were Inter ever linked to Batistuta? They could surely have got him the year they signed Christian Vieri for 30m. Batistua moved to Roma the next season which was a surprise to me but he helped them win the Scudetto in his first season.

Actually Batistuta did actually end up at Inter in the end didn't he....That's one for the other thread.
 

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December 1997, played in Marseille.

Think every world cup team had a player involved in the teams. Can't remember who played for England. Without looking up guess the Jamaica player. ;)

As an aside were Inter ever linked to Batistuta? They could surely have got him the year they signed Christian Vieri for 30m. Batistua moved to Roma the next season which was a surprise to me but he helped them win the Scudetto in his first season.

Actually Batistuta did actually end up at Inter in the end didn't he....That's one for the other thread.
Right! As a warm up to the 98 WC. What a tournament that was!

Think Ince represented England, although I’m sure Grodås played for Norway. Zidane was there as well. Don’t know about Jamaica:p
 

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December 1997, played in Marseille.

Think every world cup team had a player involved in the teams. Can't remember who played for England. Without looking up guess the Jamaica player. ;)

As an aside were Inter ever linked to Batistuta? They could surely have got him the year they signed Christian Vieri for 30m. Batistua moved to Roma the next season which was a surprise to me but he helped them win the Scudetto in his first season.

Actually Batistuta did actually end up at Inter in the end didn't he....That's one for the other thread.
Ince played. Saw him in the background from one of the goal celebrations.
 

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December 1997, played in Marseille.

Think every world cup team had a player involved in the teams. Can't remember who played for England. Without looking up guess the Jamaica player. ;)

As an aside were Inter ever linked to Batistuta? They could surely have got him the year they signed Christian Vieri for 30m. Batistua moved to Roma the next season which was a surprise to me but he helped them win the Scudetto in his first season.

Actually Batistuta did actually end up at Inter in the end didn't he....That's one for the other thread.
Deon Burton? I remember watching the game and he had an interview before the game just excited about being on the same pitch as some of these guys
 

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I remember this game well, just before Christmas as the World Cup draw was been made.

Channel 5 showed the game in the UK
 

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Keeper looked like he wanted to cry :lol:

Costacurta and Hierro in defence and they were going past them like they weren't even there.
 

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They played together a second time along with Zidane. Not as spectacular as the first game though Italy are an actual well-drilled team.