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Name Javier Zanetti
Gender Male
Ethnic Argentinian
Job Argentinian Footballer
Desc Javier Zanetti wasn’t your typical South American full-back. He didn’t bomb forward with reckless abandon, nor did he rely on the fabled ‘dark arts’ to succeed. What set him apart was his supreme technical prowess and scarcely-believable consistency, as his lofty standards rarely dropped right e way up until his retirement in 2014. Despite making 144 appearances for Argentina, Zanetti only played at two World Cups, as he was inexplicably left out of the 2006 and 2010 squads, much to the bewilderment of supporters who had grown to love the Inter legend
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Org Argentina National Team
Club as Player Inter Milan

2015 08 20 Retrieve

[Javier Zanetti on Thierry Henry] Thierry Henry is a fantastic player and has shown it for a long time, he’s been playing at the top level in Europe for years. It’s difficult to mark him

2017 12 02 Retrieve

[Javier Zanetti speaks about La Albiceleste’s embarrassment of riches going into next year’s World Cup] There’s been a lot of change in personnel. Until recently, Pipita [Gonzalo Higuain] was the undisputed No 9. Now Mauro Icardi has got his chance, which is richly deserved because of what he’s doing for Inter Milan. Mauro can be useful for the national team, but that doesn’t mean Higuain shouldn’t be in the squad. Argentina are lucky enough to have an embarrassment of riches up front, from Pipita to Icardi, Paulo Dybala, Lionel Messi and so on. They’ve got so many options. I hope they can all go to the World Cup because they’d give the squad great strength in depth

2019 12 30 Retrieve

[Zanetti says Arturo Vidal would take Inter up a level] We’ll see how the transfer window goes, as we have a month to get things done. Vidal is a player with great character and experience, so we’ll see what happens. We are talking about a player who can certainly take us up a level, and we are already at a good level

2020 04 24 Retrieve

[Javier Zanetti gives Inter’s view on Lautaro Martinez as Barca interest grows] Lautaro is 22 and has a lot to give. Honestly, until now we haven’t thought about what he will do. I see Lautaro happy with the guys