WHO IS DEMETRIO ALBERTINI?
Date of birth: 23.08.1971
Grown soccer in the Milan, Albertini has always dressed the rossonera mesh ad.eccezione.della season 90/91 during which not still ventenne, it has been diverted on loan to the Padova, Re-entered to the Milan in the successive season, Albertini has endured convinced technical and criti to us assuming the guide of the centrocampo rossonero.
Albertini boasts a remarkable one palmares: 5 times Champion of Italy 1 Goblet of the Champions 1 Intercontinental Goblet 3 Suppercoppe di Lega 1 European Suppercoppa "With this society I have passed unforgettable moments. For me the Milan has been a second family.
For vent' years I have worn this mesh... The more important game that I have played in the Milan has been the goblet end champions in the ' 94, but I before do not forget neanche the sconfita one about the year with Marseilles to Monaco di Baviera: all my companions of had won while for me it was the first experience and to have it lost therefore made me to collapse the world lean... "
Demetrio Albertini was a constant presence in the AC Milan midfield for over a decade, and is a player who makes his team tick with intuitive passing from the centre of the field.
Italia: National team
Demetrio Albertini has esordito in National: 21.12.91 to Foggia (Italy-Cyprus 2-0)
Of the adventure American of the ' 94 memory that was begun with many hopes and then is ended with one small (great) disappointment: we are arrives to you until in bottom without succeeding but to conquer the Goblet of the World, but it remains the lived positive experience.
The European of June 2000 has given the knowledge to us of being a formation of high level and is convinced that, with to that one of the ' 94, he is best the National one in which I have played. In Belgium we have created a group much joining and brought together to seem one club square.
A product of Milan's youth system, he spent 14 highly successful years with the club after debuting as a 17-year-old in 1989.
Albertini spent part of the 1990/91 season on loan at Padova Calcio.
"I did not expect to leave the Milan but when me it has been introduced the opportunity to go to Padova I have not thought a moment to us and I have endured accepted. To the Milan all said to me that I was Bravo, but did not play. To Padova I have had the possibility to express to me in the arc of all the championship. The impact with the atmosphere was not of easyst; I not only passed from the 500 spectators of the Spring to the 15000 of Appiani, but the square came from a period negative. To the united group and quality a point of reference lacked to centrocampo that it knew to dictate the times. Supported from the trainer and the inseri companions me totally in the game mechanisms and we arrived to a step from the promotion in series To. I made a beautiful championship, a lot that arrived the convocazione with Under 21 of Cesar Maldini with which I gained the European. The emotions that I have lived to Padova will be always with me. I have the citta, the Society, the tifosi and companions in the heart"
, but established himself in the Milan side in 1991/92 and went on to make almost 300 appearances for the club, claiming three successive Serie A titles between 1992 and 1994 and further league championships in 1996 and 1999. In addition, he made 41 Champions League appearances, helping the Rossoneri reach three consecutive finals between 1993 and 1995, lifting the trophy in 1994. He also won three UEFA Super Cups.
2002: After spending the season on loan at Club Atlético de Madrid, Albertini finally ended his long association with Milan, agreeing a two-year contract with S.S. Lazio where he would win the Coppa Italia.
2004/05: Opted for a move to newly promoted Atalanta BC in July and played 14 Serie A games before FC Barcelona came calling in January and offered him, at the age of 33, a "dream" move.
"In order to come to Barcelona I have rinunciato to a contract year with the Atalanta For me e' fulfilled a dream. I have great respect for my companions of square inasmuch as they are first in the Liga. I come with I want it of being important. Lavorero' with joy, passion and professionalism perche' is inamorato of soccer. Faro' cio' that me chiedera' Rijkaard and if vorra' schierarmi sin from Sunday I am most ready."
Albertini defines "extraordinary" its Spanish experience and emphasizes the existing differences between Italian and Iberian soccer: "In Spain soccer outside from the field is a various way living, while in field there is more attention to the technical gesture and less to the tactics. We say that this year they are amused to me of piu." "Here to Madrid they are integrated perfectly and I think to have made one good season. You do not forget that I arrived from a accident a lot important and that my recovery has been positive."
Demetrio Albertini Career
Milan AC (Italy), Padova (Italy), Milan AC (Italy), Atletico Madrid (Spain), SS Lazio (Italy), Atalanta Bergame (Italy), FC Barcelona (Spain)
Demetrio Albertini Honours
1994 European SuperCup winner (Milan AC)
1994 Champions League winner (Milan AC)
1992 Italian SuperCup winner (Milan AC)
1993 Italian SuperCup winner (Milan AC)
1994 Italian SuperCup winner (Milan AC)
1992 Serie A Champions (Milan AC)
1993 Serie A Champions (Milan AC)
1994 Serie A Champions (Milan AC)
1996 Serie A Champions (Milan AC)
1999 Serie A Champions (Milan AC)
2000 European Championship Finals