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This is the 4 papers average published by Guerin Sportivo.
Average marks 1980-88 (at least 4 seasons):
6,69 Maradona (4)
6,68 Falcão (5)
6,54 Júnior (4)
6,53 Platini (5)
6,46 Krol (4)
6,43 Barbadillo (4)...
Sorry, those were the La Stampa averages.
I only have the top positions:
6,70 Júnior (Pescara)
6,63 F. Baresi (Milan)
6,60 Mancini (Sampdoria)
6,57 Maradona (Napoli)
6,55 Cravero (Torino)...
What about this Top Fifty?
4. Cristiano Ronaldo
6. Van Basten
8. G. Müller
9. B. Charlton
Great posts in this thread, kudos!
I think we must admit that we all have limited knowledge about things from 30-40 years ago. I did watch Serie...
Sweden stunk the place out today, but we reached this stage defeating Holland, France, Italy, Mexico & Switzerland. So some respect is due.
The average ratings so far https://football-ratings.blogspot.com/2018/07/average-ratings-england-sweden.html
Seems that Sweden is the more...
Player ratings in European sports media: https://football-ratings.blogspot.com/2018/06/player-ratings-colombia-1-2-japan.html
Seems impossible to...
Fascinating to see how Granqvist, considered a liability not long ago, has turned into a national hero.
As simple as that: when was the game at its zenith? Considering the quality of World Cups and other nat'l and intl competitions, number of great...
My top XX would be something like this:
3. Van Basten
4. R. Baggio
6. F. Baresi
As always, there are discussions about the overall quality of tournaments and every fan has his opinion. I thought it would be interesting to see...
1. What is your favorite team?
2. What is the closest team to you?
3. What was the first match you ever watched?...
Napoli was indeed a "Goliath" at the time: enough to say that their direttore sportivo was the already infamous Luciano Moggi. When they won the...
No, Italians never considered Platini "almost Italian". To most people, Platoche was very much the symbol of French mentality: they admired his...
I think the hardest/most competitive era in football history is the current one. Not only the speed is much higher than before: top teams have an...
Danish tabloid Ekstrabladet published this mildly excentric 100 all time athletes:...
Nilsson's title as the best EC goalscorer of the 1980s was remarkable, since he only played until the 1985/86 season. He was still at the top when...
I think he showed a committment in the NT that was often missing before. He seems to be more consistent than before and he has also - finally -...
Until one or two years ago there could have been some discussion, but now he's definitely considered #1 by at least 60% of people.
Not being included in anyone's top 50 when you have 70 people naming more than 200 names is quite extraordinary when you were the best goalscorer...
Football is a funny sport, because the population of a nation is by no means proportional to its footballistic acumen. Countries like China,...
Once a player had made one match as a professional he was banned from the NT.
One funny thing about Torbjörn Nilsson: when he was kicked to the...