A True European Champion

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Despite turning 39 last August Javier Zanetti is still as effective as when he became Massimo Moratti’s first signing as owner of Internazionale back in Zan1the summer 1995. For that reason the Argentinean shows few indications that he is even contemplating retirement and will not hear any calls from the Nerazurri faithful for the man that took over as captain in 1999 to hang up his boots.

In May 2010, approaching his 37th birthday, many would have forgiven him if he had taken the decision to retire in the aftermath of helping Inter defeat Bayern Munich 2-0 in his 700th appearance for the club to capture their first European Cup in 45years to complete an historic treble. However, two years on the player widely considered as the greatest foreign import to Serie A ever continues to play an important part in the Internazionale first team and cementing his place at…

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