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18/02/1967 Italy legend Roberto Baggio – World Player of the Year in 1993 – is born

Baggio was born in the town of Caldogno, in Veneto region of Italy as the 6th of 8 siblings. He started his football career in a youth team at the age of 9. His professional career began with the Vicenza senior side when he was 15. Following this, he spent his career in a number of Italian clubs and was also a member of national team.


  • Essentials 

  • Early life 

  • Club career 

  • International career 

  • Style of play 

  • Legacy 

  • Records and selected statistics 

  • After retirement 

  • Outside of professional football 

  • Career statistics 

  • Honours