Baggio to join Italy federation staff
Roberto Baggio is set to return to football as part of the
Italian federation’s staff, six years after retiring from the
”Baggio is back on the pitch,” Gazzetta dello Sport reported
The 43-year-old Baggio told the newspaper he’d agreed to become
director of the federation’s technical staff, a job that entails
working with young players and coaches.
The federation is expected to make the announcement
His dazzling passes, vision and precision made him one of
Italy’s greatest players, his ponytail as much a signature as his
Baggio was the FIFA player of the year in 1993. A year later, he
famously missed the last penalty in a shootout in the World Cup
final that handed the victory to Brazil.