Total Football Journeyman: Arrigo Sacchi & The Cult of Universal Player

Catenaccio and its later Zona Mista iteration, had a huge impact on Italian Football. To the point where this defensive, counter-attacking strategy embodied the meaning of Gioco all’italiana, Italian Game. For almost three decades, Italian giants like Inter, Juventus and AC Milan dominated Calcio with their risk-averse tactics. The success of Catenaccio’s Holy Trinity managers, … Continue reading Total Football Journeyman: Arrigo Sacchi & The Cult of Universal Player More