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Name Roberto Baggio
Spelling Divine Ponytail
  Il Divin Codino
Birthplace Caldogno
Gender Male
Ethnic Italian
Job Italian Footballer
Desc There were riots on the streets of Florence when Fiorentina fans learned that their beloved Roberto Baggio was to be sold to bitter rivals Juventus. The outrage was somewhat understandable, given that the No.10 was one of most the extravagantly gifted players Italy had ever produced. However, the Viola decided to deal after Juventus offered a world-record fee for an iconic figure who would come to be known as ‘Il Divino Codino’ (‘The Divine Ponytail’) due to his famous hairstyle and silky skills.


Org Italy National Team
Club as Player Brescia
  Inter Milan
  AC Milan
  Fiorentina FC
24 Nov 1996
Massimo Paganin of Inter, with the ball, is challenged by Roberto Baggio of AC Milan as George Weah gives chase during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Inter Milan at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy

2001 01 01 Retrieve

[Roberto Baggio talks about his penalty miss in the Rose Bowl] Penalties are only missed by those who have the courage to take them

2014 02 09 Retrieve

I have lost three World Cups, all on penalties. … If you’ll allow me this, it really gets on my nerves

2016 03 09 Retrieve

[on Francesco Totti] Totti has fought so much and has won each challenge. He has given everything, putting in love on and off the pitch. For all that he has achieved, he deserves all this satisfaction. He merits all the applause

2018 07 11 Retrieve

[Roberto Baggio on Fiorentina] Deep in my heart, I will always be Viola

: 2019 07 06 Liverpool and Tottenham have been informed that Fiorentina have no intention of parting with Federico Chiesa, with Rocco Commisso vowing that his club ‘won’t make the same mistake as with Roberto Baggio’