Legends Database

Franco Baresi

Franco BARESI

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

SW

176cm x 70kg; Right Footed; Prime 1987 – 1994

Physical Skills

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Acceleration
83%
Agility
82%
Balance
86%
Jump
82%
Natural Fitness
90%
Speed
82%
Stamina
87%
Strength
77%

Technical Skills

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Ball Control
81%
Dribbling
75%
Free Kicks
74%
Heading
79%
Long Passing
85%
Shooting Accuracy
70%
Shooting Power
80%
Shooting Technique
73%
Short Passing
81%

Tactical Skills

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Defensive Positioning
98%
Off the ball
64%
Teamwork
95%

Mental Skills

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Anticipation
95%
Concentration
93%
Consistency
94%
Determination
96%
Leadership
94%
Vision
79%

Attacking Skills

Finishing
57%

Defensive Skills

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Marking
96%
Sliding
95%
Tackling
95%

Info Box

– Milan retired his shirt No. 6
His brother, Giuseppe, is a former Internazionale player and captain
– A dominating defender with amazing defensive skill blessed with pace and passing accuracy

– Brings ball out defence
– Dives into tackles
– Mark opponents tightly
– One club player
– Tries long range passes

Additional Skills

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Crossing
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Creativity
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Penalties
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Versatility
  • Charismatic Leader

  • Complete Defender

Franco Baresi, an icon of Italian defense, exemplified tactical intelligence and positional mastery in a succinct yet profound way. His ability to read the game and execute precise tackles was unparalleled, making him a formidable presence in defense.

Baresi’s leadership at AC Milan and the Italian national team was characterized by an unwavering commitment and calm under pressure. His contributions were key in their domestic and international triumphs. Baresi’s legacy remains a benchmark for defensive brilliance in football.