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LEGEND OR NOT?

Legend Or Not? Juventus has a rich history of success that has come through exceptional ownership, capable management, and world-class players. Many players have come and left Juventus over the years and today, we are trying to decipher which players can be classified as legends for the club, or not. We will not be including every single ‘obvious’ legend. Obvious Legends, Alessandro Del Piero, Gianluigi Buffon, Giorgio Chiellini, Pavel Nedved, Claudio Marchisio, Zinedine Zidane, Leonardo Bonucci.


The players listed will have 3 accolades listed ‘proving’ or ‘disproving’ their potential legendary status along with counting stats.


The '80s


Zbigniew Boniek (MID) 1982-1985

Apps 133 Goals 31

1. 1985 Champions League (European Cup)

2. 1984 Serie A

3. 1984 European Cup Winners Cup match winning goal


Legend? On paper and on-pitch performances, the three seasons say he should be classified a legend. However, off the pitch, he has been a nightmare after countless remarks about Juve’s involvement in Calciopoli. Not a legend.


Michel Platini (MID) 1982-1987

Apps 222 Goals 103

1. 1985 Champions League (European Cup)

2. 3 Ballon D’ors 1983-1985

3. 3 Capocannoniere 1983-1985


Legend? Obviously Yes, lol. The team success and individual success speak for themselves.


Michael Laudrup MID 1985-1989

Apps 152 Goals 36

1. 1986 Serie A

2. 1985 Continental Cup

3. Scored in the 1985 Continental Cup


Legend? With Juve, I would say no. Counting stats and on-pitch performance were not always on par with what he produced at other clubs and his national team.


Paolo Rossi (ST) 1973-1975/1981-1985

Apps 138 Goals 44

1. 1982, 1984 Serie A

2. 1985 Champions League (European Cup)

3. 1982 Ballon D’or