AC Milan have paid tribute to legendary head coach Arrigo Sacchi with a video on their official website celebrating his achievements.
If anything Milan were the first team to bring European honours home and spark a tactical revolution in the form of Catenaccio that began Italian football’s dominance in the 60’s with the Grande Inter side and Nereo Rocco’s Rossoneri side.
However, there came a time when Catenaccio had run its course and Italian football was waning. Milan had undergone a takeover from media mogul Silvio Berlusconi and he wanted to bring success to the red and black of Milan, and the man he chose was a former shoe salesman in Arrigo Sacchi.
We have written about the genius of Sacchi before and have analysed his tactics, and below is a video tribute from the club…