Who is Roberto Baggio?
Roberto Baggio is a former footballer from Italy. He is one of the greatest footballers. He succeeded to maintain a top position in the game for more than two decades. Roberto started his professional career during his teenage. The early start of Robert helped him to enter one of the finest football clubs of Italy “Fiorentina” at the age of eighteen.
|Full Name||Roberto Baggio|
|Date of Birth||February 18, 1967|
|Birth Place||Caldogno, Veneto, Italy|
|Net worth||$15 million|
Roberto Baggio’s skills became an attraction for most of the clubs in Italy. The way Robert was using football was a treat to watch. This helped him to join other clubs like “Inter Milan”, “Juventus” and “AC Milan.” Robert had become an asset to the whole country. This made him join the national team of Italy. He succeeded to represent the national team of Italy in the “World Cup” three times.
Roberto Baggio was part of the team during the world cup in 1990, 1994, and 1998. Robert was part of the “Dream Team” of the “FIFA World Cup” in 2002. He was also part of the list of the “FIFA 100” list in the category of “World’s Greatest Living Players” in 2004. Robert joined the “Italian Football Hall of Fame” in 2011.
The nationality and ethnicity of Roberto Baggio are Italian. The current age Roberto is 53 years old. He has an attractive height of 5 feet 96 inches along with a complimentary weight of 73 kgs.
The birthplace of Roberto Baggio is Caldogno, Veneto, Italy. He came into the world on February 18, 1967. His father’s name is Fiorindo Baggio. His mother’s name is Matilde. Robert grew up in a large family. Rober grew up along with his seven siblings.
Robert showed love for football at an early age. His football skills helped him to join a local football club “Caldogno” at the age of nine. He became one of the excellent scorers of the team till he reached the age of 11.
Likewise, the club “Vicenza” bought Roberto at the age of thirteen. The deal was £300. In no time he succeeded to enter the core team of the club. It was in 1983, that he moved to the main team. He was growing with a lot of passion and potential. This attracted the football clubs in Italy.
Wife and Children
Roberto Baggio married Adreina Fabbi in 1989. They dated for a lot of years before tieing the knots. The couple is blessed with three children. Adreina gave birth o a baby girl Valentina and two baby boys Leonardo and Mattia.
Roberto Baggio is not active on social media platforms. He is from the time when his goal used to create the headlines than a single social media post. Although if you search his name on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, you will encounter a number of unverified accounts and fan-made pages. Also, social media started to evolve when Roberto was playing the final seasons of his life.
The academic details of Roberto are not clear.
Roberto Baggio started his career at the club “Fiorentina.” Roberto had even faced life-threatening injuries. It was the club that bore all the medical expenses of the footballer. He joined the club with a contract of £1.5 million. Roberto played for five seasons for the team. He succeeded to score 39 goals in a total appearance of 94. Roberto was one of the legendary footballers of the club.
Moreover, Roberto made his international debut for Italy in 1988. The club “Juventus” bought him in 1990. The deal succeeded to make a world record. The club bought Roberto for £8 million. This transfer created a lot of anger in the followers of the “Fiorentina.” Roberto was in “Juventus” for a total of five seasons. He appeared in 200 matches for the club. Roberto succeeded to score 115 goals during the time. He was in the team that succeeded to win the “UEFA Cup” in 1993.
Likewise, Roberto Baggio represented the national team of Italy in the “World Cup” for the first time in 1990. He grabbed the attention of the people in the match against “Czechoslovakia.” Roberto succeeded to score two goals for the team. His popularity increased in the “World Cup” in 1994. Although they failed to lose the final match against Brazil, Roberto had contributed a lot to make team reach the position. Roberto failed to score a goal during the penalty.
Then, Roberto moved to the club “AC Milan” in 1995. The deal was £6.8 million. His performance was not as brilliant in the “AC Milan” as it was in “Juventus.” Roberto succeeded to score twelve goals in his total of two seasons in the club. Roberto joined the “Bologna FC” in 1997. There he astonished everyone with his amazing performance. HE succeeded to score 22 goals for the team.
His other participation in the “World Cup” in 1998 was not up to the mark. Roberto joined the club “Inter Milan” after the world cup. He failed to show his skills properly due to his injuries. He joined the club “Bresica” in 2000. He had amazing four seasons in the club. Roberto scored vital goals. Roberto retired in 2004.
Roberto Baggio has been part of the sports fraternity for more than forty years. He has a part in big matches and tournaments. According to celebritynetworth.net, he has an approximate net worth of $15 million.