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FLORENCE, ITALY - MARCH 08: Marco Van Basten formerly of AC Milan ahead of a funeral service for Davide Astori on March 8, 2018 in Florence, Italy. The Fiorentina captain and Italy international Davide Astori died suddenly in his sleep aged 31 on March 4th, 2018. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)
Davide Astori Funeral Service In Florence
FLORENCE, ITALY - MARCH 08: Marco Van Basten formerly of AC Milan ahead of a funeral service for Davide Astori on March 8, 2018 in Florence, Italy. The Fiorentina captain and Italy international Davide Astori died suddenly in his sleep aged 31 on March 4th, 2018. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Kaka #10 of the MLS All-Stars challenges Marcos Liorente #18 of Real Madrid during the 2017 MLS All- Star Game at Soldier Field on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
2017 MLS All-Star Game: Real Madrid v MLS All-Stars
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Kaka #10 of the MLS All-Stars challenges Marcos Liorente #18 of Real Madrid during the 2017 MLS All- Star Game at Soldier Field on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Kaka #10 of the MLS All-Stars moves against Achraf Hakimi of Real Madrid during the 2017 MLS All- Star Game at Soldier Field on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
2017 MLS All-Star Game: Real Madrid v MLS All-Stars
CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Kaka #10 of the MLS All-Stars moves against Achraf Hakimi of Real Madrid during the 2017 MLS All- Star Game at Soldier Field on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
SHENZHEN, CHINA - JULY 22: James Rodriguez of Muenchen looks on during the International Champions Cup Shenzen 2017 match between Bayern Muenchen and AC Milan at on July 22, 2017 in Shenzhen, China. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Bayern Muenchen v AC Milan - Audi Football Summit
SHENZHEN, CHINA - JULY 22: James Rodriguez of Muenchen looks on during the International Champions Cup Shenzen 2017 match between Bayern Muenchen and AC Milan at on July 22, 2017 in Shenzhen, China. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 15: Antonio Candreva of FC Internazionale Milano (L) celebrates with his team-mate Mauro Emanuel Icardi after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and AC Milan at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on April 15, 2017 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images )
FC Internazionale v AC Milan - Serie A
MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 15: Antonio Candreva of FC Internazionale Milano (L) celebrates with his team-mate Mauro Emanuel Icardi after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and AC Milan at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on April 15, 2017 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images )
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 05: Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC leaves the pitch after an injury during a MLS soccer match between New York City FC and Orlando City SC at the Orlando City Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)
New York City FC v Orlando City SC
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 05: Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC leaves the pitch after an injury during a MLS soccer match between New York City FC and Orlando City SC at the Orlando City Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 05: Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC goes down with a leg injury during a MLS soccer match between New York City FC and Orlando City SC at the Orlando City Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)
New York City FC v Orlando City SC
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 05: Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC goes down with a leg injury during a MLS soccer match between New York City FC and Orlando City SC at the Orlando City Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 05: Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC runs past RJ Allen #27 of New York City FC and Andrea Pirlo #21 of New York City FC during a MLS soccer match between New York City FC and Orlando City SC at the Orlando City Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)
New York City FC v Orlando City SC
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 05: Kaka #10 of Orlando City SC runs past RJ Allen #27 of New York City FC and Andrea Pirlo #21 of New York City FC during a MLS soccer match between New York City FC and Orlando City SC at the Orlando City Stadium on March 5, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Alex Menendez/Getty Images)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MLS Media Week - Day 2
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MLS Media Week - Day 2
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MLS Media Week - Day 2
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MLS Media Week - Day 2
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MLS Media Week - Day 2
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MLS Media Week - Day 2
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MLS Media Week - Day 2
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - JANUARY 18: MLS soccer player Kaka attends MLS Media Week - Day 2 at Manhattan Beach Marriott on January 18, 2017 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for TAG Heuer)
MILAN, ITALY - DECEMBER 04: AC Milan players wear a commemorative shirt with the inscription forca chape onthe back during the Serie A match between AC Milan and FC Crotone at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on December 4, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
AC Milan v FC Crotone - Serie A
MILAN, ITALY - DECEMBER 04: AC Milan players wear a commemorative shirt with the inscription forca chape onthe back during the Serie A match between AC Milan and FC Crotone at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on December 4, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)
AC Milan are building for the future
AC Milan are building for the future
AC Milan are building for the future
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 2: Otero #80, Robinho #7 and Lucas Pratto #9 of Atletico MG celebrates a scored goal against Internacional during a match between Atletico MG and Internacional as part of Copa do Brasil Semi-Finals 2016 at Independencia stadium on November 2, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)
Atletico MG v Internacional - Copa do Brasil Semi-Finals 2016
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 2: Otero #80, Robinho #7 and Lucas Pratto #9 of Atletico MG celebrates a scored goal against Internacional during a match between Atletico MG and Internacional as part of Copa do Brasil Semi-Finals 2016 at Independencia stadium on November 2, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)
Head coach FC Juventus Fabio Capello celebrates during the Serie A 35th round match between AC Milan and FC Juventus, played at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan.
Fabio Capello, AC Milan coach in 2005
Head coach FC Juventus Fabio Capello celebrates during the Serie A 35th round match between AC Milan and FC Juventus, played at Giuseppe Meazza stadium in Milan.
A legendary defender and captain of AC Milan, Maldini will go down as one of the allt-time great left-backs.
Paolo Maldini
A legendary defender and captain of AC Milan, Maldini will go down as one of the allt-time great left-backs.
Alessio Romagnoli of AC Milan
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Alessio Romagnoli of AC Milan
Arrived at AC Milan after breaking Pele's record for the youngest player ever to appear in a FIFA competition at 17 years and 102 days old.
Alexandre Pato
Arrived at AC Milan after breaking Pele's record for the youngest player ever to appear in a FIFA competition at 17 years and 102 days old.
A regular in the AC Milan side by the age of 17, Gianluigi Donnarumma has a long career in the game ahead of him.
Gianluigi Donnarumma
A regular in the AC Milan side by the age of 17, Gianluigi Donnarumma has a long career in the game ahead of him.
Arsenal became the first English team to beat AC Milan in the San Siro and reached the last eight of the Champions League with a commanding performance in Italy. With goals from Cesc Fabregas and Emmanuel Adebayor, Wenger's side knocked the holders out after a goalless draw at the Emirates.
Milan 0 Arsenal 2 - Champions League round of 16 2nd leg 2007-2008
Arsenal became the first English team to beat AC Milan in the San Siro and reached the last eight of the Champions League with a commanding performance in Italy. With goals from Cesc Fabregas and Emmanuel Adebayor, Wenger's side knocked the holders out after a goalless draw at the Emirates.
<b>Michael and Brian Laudrup</b><br><b>Sport: Football</b><br><b>Nationality: Danish</b><br><br>Michael Laudrup was perhaps the most gifted attacking midfielders of his generation, he was also brave enough to cross the divide between Real Madrid and Barcelona, winning La Liga with both. Brian was almost equal in talent but never quite lived up to his brother&rsquo; high standards despite playing for Bayern Munich, AC Milan and Ajax. A flying winger, he flourished at Rangers but flopped at Chelsea &ndash; but his legacy and medal haul remains intact.&nbsp;They led Denmark to the most unlikely European Championship victory on Scandinavian soil in 1992.
Michael and Brian Laudrup
Michael and Brian Laudrup
Sport: Football
Nationality: Danish

Michael Laudrup was perhaps the most gifted attacking midfielders of his generation, he was also brave enough to cross the divide between Real Madrid and Barcelona, winning La Liga with both. Brian was almost equal in talent but never quite lived up to his brother’ high standards despite playing for Bayern Munich, AC Milan and Ajax. A flying winger, he flourished at Rangers but flopped at Chelsea – but his legacy and medal haul remains intact. They led Denmark to the most unlikely European Championship victory on Scandinavian soil in 1992.
LA CORUNA, SPAIN - APRIL 7: Walter Pandiani of Deportivo celebrates his goal during the UEFA Champions League match between Deportivo La Coruna and AC Milan at the Estadio Municipal de Riazor on April 7, 2004 in La Coruna. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Walter Pandiani
LA CORUNA, SPAIN - APRIL 7: Walter Pandiani of Deportivo celebrates his goal during the UEFA Champions League match between Deportivo La Coruna and AC Milan at the Estadio Municipal de Riazor on April 7, 2004 in La Coruna. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
Mario Balotelli sad during Tim Cup Final football match F.C. Juventus vs A.C. Milan at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, on May 21, 2016. (Photo by Silvia Lore/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Mario Balotelli
Mario Balotelli sad during Tim Cup Final football match F.C. Juventus vs A.C. Milan at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, on May 21, 2016. (Photo by Silvia Lore/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Mario Balotelli of Manchester City celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-1 Showing off a shirt saying "Why Always Me?" (Photo by Sam Bagnall/AMA/Corbis via Getty Images)
Mario Balotelli
Mario Balotelli of Manchester City celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-1 Showing off a shirt saying "Why Always Me?" (Photo by Sam Bagnall/AMA/Corbis via Getty Images)
Sandwiched in between a long career at Watford came Luther Blissett heading off to AC Milan. He only spent one campaign there, apparently missing out on a bowl of rice krispies a key factor.
Luther Blissett - AC Milan
Sandwiched in between a long career at Watford came Luther Blissett heading off to AC Milan. He only spent one campaign there, apparently missing out on a bowl of rice krispies a key factor.
Yes, there was a time Ray Wilkins had hair. When his head had those "lucious locks" he spent time in Milan, a whole three seasons in fact. He lost out to Graeme Souness and Trevor Francis in the Coppa Italia final before moving to Paris. He spent four months in the French capital.
Ray Wilkins - AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain
Yes, there was a time Ray Wilkins had hair. When his head had those "lucious locks" he spent time in Milan, a whole three seasons in fact. He lost out to Graeme Souness and Trevor Francis in the Coppa Italia final before moving to Paris. He spent four months in the French capital.
There was once a time that Michael Owen wasn't the monotonous voice on BT Sport, but England's highly sought-after striker blighted by injury. He used Steve McManaman's yellow brick road to sign for Real Madrid in 2004. Spending a solitary campaign there, with an okay goal record, he was pushed out by the arrivals of Robinho and Julio Baptista. Yes, you read that right.
Michael Owen - Real Madrid
There was once a time that Michael Owen wasn't the monotonous voice on BT Sport, but England's highly sought-after striker blighted by injury. He used Steve McManaman's yellow brick road to sign for Real Madrid in 2004. Spending a solitary campaign there, with an okay goal record, he was pushed out by the arrivals of Robinho and Julio Baptista. Yes, you read that right.
Alessio Romagnoli of AC Milan in action against Liverpool FC during the International Champions Cup match at Levi's Stadium on July 30, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)
Alessio Romagnoli
Alessio Romagnoli of AC Milan in action against Liverpool FC during the International Champions Cup match at Levi's Stadium on July 30, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)
BRIDGEVIEW, IL - AUGUST 14: Kaka #10 of Orlando City FC fires a shot just over the arm of Sean Johnson #25 of Chicago Fire as Eric Gehrig #6 defends during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 14, 2016 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire and Orlando City SC tied 2-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Orlando City SC v Chicago Fire
BRIDGEVIEW, IL - AUGUST 14: Kaka #10 of Orlando City FC fires a shot just over the arm of Sean Johnson #25 of Chicago Fire as Eric Gehrig #6 defends during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 14, 2016 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire and Orlando City SC tied 2-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
BRIDGEVIEW, IL - AUGUST 14: Kaka #10 of Orlando City FC fires a shot past Eric Gehrig #6 of Chicago Fire during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 14, 2016 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire and Orlando City SC tied 2-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Orlando City SC v Chicago Fire
BRIDGEVIEW, IL - AUGUST 14: Kaka #10 of Orlando City FC fires a shot past Eric Gehrig #6 of Chicago Fire during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 14, 2016 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire and Orlando City SC tied 2-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
BRIDGEVIEW, IL - AUGUST 14: Kaka #10 of Orlando City FC fires a shot past Eric Gehrig #6 of Chicago Fire during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 14, 2016 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire and Orlando City SC tied 2-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Orlando City SC v Chicago Fire
BRIDGEVIEW, IL - AUGUST 14: Kaka #10 of Orlando City FC fires a shot past Eric Gehrig #6 of Chicago Fire during an MLS match at Toyota Park on August 14, 2016 in Bridgeview, Illinois. The Fire and Orlando City SC tied 2-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Gabriel Paletta #29 of AC Milan gets tangled up with Michy Batschuayi #23 of Chelsea during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
International Champions Cup 2016 - AC Milan v Chelsea
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Gabriel Paletta #29 of AC Milan gets tangled up with Michy Batschuayi #23 of Chelsea during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Chelsea celebrates a goal by Oscar #8 as Juraj Kucka #33 of AC Milan looks on during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
International Champions Cup 2016 - AC Milan v Chelsea
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Chelsea celebrates a goal by Oscar #8 as Juraj Kucka #33 of AC Milan looks on during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Oscar #8 of Chelsea controls the ball against Niccolo Zanellato #45 of AC Milan during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
International Champions Cup 2016 - AC Milan v Chelsea
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Oscar #8 of Chelsea controls the ball against Niccolo Zanellato #45 of AC Milan during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Gary Cahill #24 of Chelsea takes control of the ball against Alessandro Matri #32 of AC Milan of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
International Champions Cup 2016 - AC Milan v Chelsea
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Gary Cahill #24 of Chelsea takes control of the ball against Alessandro Matri #32 of AC Milan of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Branislav Ivanovic #2 of Chelsea passes the ball away from Davide Calabria #96 of AC Milan during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
International Champions Cup 2016 - AC Milan v Chelsea
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 3: Branislav Ivanovic #2 of Chelsea passes the ball away from Davide Calabria #96 of AC Milan during the second half of the International Champions Cup match on August 3, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chelsea defeat AC Milan 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

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