Pele was restored to the team for the final group game against the Soviet Union, but made little impact. It was in the knockout rounds that O Rei exploded into life:
One-on-one with one of the greatest defenders of our time: An interview with Fabio Cannavaro by rick olivares The closest I came to ever interviewing a World Cup winner was two years ago when Pele was in Singapore.
That chance slipped away when the airfare ticket prices were too expensive and impractical for me to fly over for a five-minute interview.
It was not only drat but double drat and triple drat! These were the players of my youth. He replied in the same language. That was a perfect way to break the ice and calm my nerves.
What does that mean to you? I am a normal person who did my job as a football player. If people come up to me and ask for my autograph, I sign.
But I am just a normal person, I must protest. Fabio smiles and once more looks embarrassed If you can be identified with one club what would that be? Maybe more with the national team because I played with very big clubs.
I played with my different clubs for three, four years, sometimes a little more. But what is important for me is the country because those were very important games. If you could name three of your most memorable matches what would they be?
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But there are so many. Let me re-phrase that… name some of your most memorable matches.
My first game with Napoli. You never forget the first time. Like a first kiss, you know. There is the semifinals of the World Cup against Germany.
And the finals against France of course! I get to lift up the trophy. That was some of the toughest defense I have ever seen anywhere. You Italy conceded only one goal. Fabio shrugs once more in embarrassed fashion Rick: What prompted you to become a very good defender?
In Napoli, I started from the bottom. I wanted to show the managers that I could play. If I could stop the forward from scoring then I will have a place on the team. Fabio smiles at the memory: Roberto Carlos is one of the best. But he scores more goals than me. Real Madrid was a very good time for me.
You mentioned Roberto Carlos. There are too many. I might forget someone.
Just a few more questions. Yeah, it was a good commercial. I loved it too. Yes, it was a very difficult World Cup for us.
Was it an easy decision to make — coaching and in Dubai? I am an assistant now.24 years later, another Italian team lifted the trophy, and it was full of renowned players: Gianluigi Buffon, Fabio Cannavaro, Andrea Pirlo, Francesco Totti and others.
By contrast, Fabio Grosso, a journeyman left-back from the Palermo club, seemed like an interloper. On their route to the final, Italy was in a very close game with Australia and in the final moments of the game, Italian Fabio Grosso made a play in the penalty area where he dove overtop of a sliding Australian Lucas Neill.
Fabio was granted a penalty kick, which won . Aug 22, · Fabio: My first game with Napoli. You never forget the first time.
Like a first kiss, you know. There is the semifinals (of the World Cup) against Germany. Those two late goals by (Fabio) Grosso and (Alessandro) Del Piero made us go to the finals. And the finals against France of course! I get to lift up the trophy. Australia were supposed to roll over and die in this second round World Cup tie, but they were resilient.
And when shy wallflower Marco Materazzi was sent off for two bookings early in the second half, the game was nicely poised. In second half stoppage-time, Fabio Grosso broke into the. Silvana Castellanos Guinand is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Silvana Castellanos Guinand and others you may know.
Facebook gives people the. Fabio's vocals are strong when combined with the funky and catchy acoustic guitar. With a rocking drum kit backing him, the song constantly remains upbeat and contagious in the way that it will leave you nodding your head to the beat upon its first verse.