Claudio Borghi the missed interloper among the Dutch.

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Claudio Borghi missed intruder among the Dutch

Among the meteors of Italian soccer there’è no doubt Claudio Borghi. Silvio Berlusconi, the president of AC Milan, put him at the top of his wish list after seeing him at work in the Intercontinental Cup: Juventus-Argentinos Juniors, a match played in Tokyo on December 8, 1985 while it was late at night in Italy.

He was 22 years old Borghi and made a great match that, unfortunately for the Argentinians, ended with the success, on penalties, of the Piedmontese. In the summer, the Milanese businessman put 5 billion on the pot to wrest the player from his home club.

Borghi was loaned to Como, to make his bones, but failed to break through, né with Aldo Agroppi, né with Tarcisio Burgnich, who had taken the Tuscan’s place on the bench of the Larians.

Seven overall, in Como, were the appearances of the Argentine, who returned to his homeland at the end of the season: Sacchi convinced Berlusconi that Rijkaard would have been much more useful than him and so Frank wentò to complete the Dutch trio with Van Basten and Gullit. It cannot be said that Arrigo was wrong.


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