Judging by how public opinion has swung in his favour over the course of the season, it can be said that this time around, the bald Italian will surely get his due respect at Milan - something which he has been denied till now but something which he truly deserves.
The European Season 2010-11' has seen some great Goal-Keepers along with ones who have provided us with the occasional entertainment in form of 'Bloopers'. We, here at TheHardTackle, have identified five top-performing goal-keepers of this season for the End of Season Awards.
AC Milan are slowly cruising towards the Serie A title while Juventus is struggling to get into top-6. However, big matches like these usually throw the form book out of the window. Will Milan be able to gain revenge for their loss in San Siro or will Juve put out another solid big match performance ?
As the French referee Stephane Lannoy signalled the end of the stoppage time, a unanimous emotion of disdain bestirred amongst the capacity crowd at San Siro. Stand-in captain Gennaro Gattuso much apparently could not fathom what just happened, got driven by a momentary temptation and involved himself into something that may well earn him a few disciplinary cautions from UEFA. TheHardTackle puts together all the events that unfolded at San Siro last night and analyses as to where Milan lost the battle and subsequently Spurs conquered.
The most successful Italian club in Europe takes on the most successful Italian club domestically. For a lot of fans, this is the biggest match in the Serie A calendar.