Crossroads of emotions and ambitions on Sunday at San Siro. against the other team most loved by Nils Liedholm, Roma, Paolo Maldini will battle it out for an important result, and the San Siro will be only for him.
MILAN - For him Sunday afternoon's game is the best. Man of substance, allergic to the catwalks, Paolo Maldini can combine to his last appearance at San Siro a real game, very real, extremely real. Against Roma, the stake is very high. Not imposing as the human and sports story of the Milan Captain, but surely fundamental for the resut for the Rossoneri's squad to the most important European competition.
All the Milan fans, whom know very well the strength and concreteness of Paolo, know perfectly how Maldini will spend his week: no thought about the emotions he might have on Sunday, total concentration on Milan-Roma and on the sports significance. But the captain must know that the entire stadium on Sunday afternoon, will be looking forward to celebrate the final whistle with the hopeful positive result, so that we can funally think exclusively about him.
Acmilan.com's week will dedicate ample space, with a service every day, to all the numbers of a simply examplary career.
PAOLO MALDINI'S TROPHIES
· 7 SCUDETTI
· 5 CHAMPIONS CUP/CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
· 3 INTERCONTINENTALI CUPS/FIFA WORLD CUP
· 5 EUROPEAN CUPS
· 5 ITALIAN SUPER CUPS
· 1 COPPA ITALIA
PAOLO MALDINI'S RECORDS
· MILAN APPEARANCES IN OFFICIAL GAMES: 900
· APPEARANCES IN SERIE A: 646
· APPEARANCES IN UEFA CLUB COMPETITIONS: 174
· APPEARANCES WITH THE AZZURRI: 126
· INTERNATIONAL TROPHIES: 13
· CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALS: 8
· QUICKEST GOAL IN A CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL: 53’’, ISTANBUL 2005
· TOGETHER WITH CESARE, ONLY FATHER AND SON TO WIN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AS CAPTAINS, WITH THE SAME SHIRT (CESARE 1963, PAOLO 2003 AND 2007)