On this day in football history - 12th January

Birthdays / Born on this day - 12th January

Happy birthday Andrea Carnevale. The Italian striker was part of the great Napoli side of the late 80s, winning two Scudetti, the Coppa Italia and UEFA Cup alongside Maradona and Careca. Happy birthday to Valdo. Brazilian midfielder in the 80s and 90s with Gremio, Benfica and PSG. He played until he was 40, finally ending his career after helping Botafogo return to the Série A. Ottmar Hitzfeld was born #OTD in 1949. One of the great coaches of European football, winning the Champions League with BVB and FC Bayern, making him one of only five coaches to have won it with more than one club. Mauro Silva. Under-rated Brazilian midfielder who knitted everything together for the WC94 winning side. Club legend with Deportivo La Coruna, winning who La Liga in 1999-00. Robert Prosinecki was #BornOnThisDay in 1969. Superb creative midfielder who was a key member of the great Red Star Belgrade and Croatia teams of the 1990s. Also played for Real Madrid, Oviedo, Barca, Sevilla, Dinamo Zagreb, Standard Liege, Pompey & Olimpija Ljubljana

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