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InterLegend: Ronaldo ‘IL Fenomeno”

Some have called him the best player to have ever played on a football pitch. Others called him a Phenomenon, the likes of which the world will never ever see again. No matter what you think of him, Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima will always be regarded by every football fan as one of the greatest ever players in the sport’s history. Having played for our beloved Inter, Ronaldo has also cemented himself as a legend at the club that very few forwards will be able to be compared to, let alone best.

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InterLegends: Giacinto Facchetti

Giacinto Facchetti:

When we first thought of creating Nerazzurri World’s new Inter Legends section, we felt it appropriate to start with a player who is not only a legend of Internazionale Milano F.C. but of world football as a whole, Giacinto Facchetti.
Facchetti and his love affair with Inter:
It might be surprising to some, but Facchetti actually started his footballing career playing as a striker. With his hometown club, Trevigliese, Giacinto was deployed as striker and played with them from 1956 until 1960.
Having been discovered and recruited by legendary Inter coach Helenio Herrera, Facchetti was persuaded to change his role into a full-back. A position that he would make his own and give his unique distributive stamp. He was able to use his height and strong body to become one of the most decisive, effective and well-rounded defenders in Italian football. His exemplary attitude on the pitch was demonstrated by the fact that he had only receive one red card throughout his career, and even that was for the minor offer of applauding the referee in an ironic manner!
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