Legends Database

Alessandro Nesta

Alessandro NESTA

Central Defender

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Overall RATING
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Attacking Skills
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Playmaking
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Defending Skills

Other Positions

187cm x 79kg; Right Footed; Prime 2000 – 2007

Physical Skills

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Acceleration
74%
Agility
73%
Balance
73%
Jump
84%
Natural Fitness
66%
Speed
77%
Stamina
78%
Strength
84%

Technical Skills

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Ball Control
75%
Dribbling
72%
Free Kicks
59%
Heading
85%
Long Passing
76%
Shooting Accuracy
57%
Shooting Power
73%
Shooting Technique
60%
Short Passing
77%

Tactical Skills

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Defensive Positioning
93%
Off the ball
49%
Teamwork
83%

Mental Skills

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Anticipation
93%
Concentration
89%
Consistency
88%
Determination
84%
Leadership
77%
Vision
68%

Attacking Skills

Finishing
47%

Defensive Skills

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Marking
90%
Sliding
93%
Tackling
95%

Info Box

– An elegant defender with superb defending skills

– Brings ball out defense
– Dives into tackles
– Stay back at all times

Additional Skills

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Crossing
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Creativity
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Penalties
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Versatility
  • Complete Defender

Alessandro Nesta’s defensive technique was marked by elegance and efficiency. He was not one to rely on brute force; rather, his game was defined by anticipatory movements, clean tackles, and an uncanny ability to read the game, often being a step ahead of attackers.

His composure under pressure was exemplary. In high-stakes situations, Nesta displayed a cool-headedness that was both reassuring to his teammates and intimidating to opponents. His ball-playing skills were also notable, contributing to build-up play with calm and precision.