Trapattoni at 80 – Part 1 of 2

Mar 06, 2019, 05:48 PM

As his 80th birthday approaches, Jimbo, James Horncastle and Gab Marcotti pay tribute to the most successful club manager in the history of the game – Giovanni Trapattoni.

In the first of a two-part special, we look back at Trapattoni’s playing career, his legend built on a performance v Pele, as well as the start of his management career in Serie A, a career that began at 35 managing giants of Italian football.

In the modern day, is there trouble brewing in Turin regarding Ronaldo and Allegri? Across town, Torino are keeping clean sheets galore. Plus Atalanta are flying while Di Francesco is under the cosh after a thrashing in the Rome derby.


• PART 1: Trapattoni growing up in Cusano during World War II (02m 30s)

• PART 2a: Trapattoni’s playing career begins at Milan (06m 00s)

• PART 2b: Trapattoni takes on Pele and Eusebio (12m 00s)

• PART 2c: The influence of Nereo Rocco on Trapattoni plus Trap’s Italy career (12m 00s)

• PART 3a: Trapattoni moves into management at Milan (16m 00s)

• PART 3b: European Cup finals at Juventus against Hamburg and Liverpool (23m 00s)

• PART 3c: Trapattoni breaks records at Inter (29m 30s)

• PART 4: Serie A round-up – trouble at Juventus as Lazio romp Roma (33m 30s)


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