“Football... bloody hell”

Sir Alex Ferguson after the 1999 European Cup final

Paul Gascoigne is consoled by Steve McMahon and his incredible tracky top at the Stade delle Alpi on 4 July 1990. Image: Wikipedia / unknown

David Platt and Ruud Gullit uneasily show off their new Sampdoria shirts ahead of the 1993-94 Serie A season. Image: Wikipedia / unknown

A 17-year-old Roberto Baggio at Vicenza in the 1984-85 season. Pisa midfielder Mario Been and Marco van Basten exchange in debate after the Nerazzurri lost 2-0 to Milan at the Stadio Arena Garibaldi on 11 June 1989. Image: Wikipedia / unknown Image: Wikipedia / IMAGO

Socrates sweats it out against Italy in the second round of the 1982 World Cup at Espanyol’s Estadi de Sarrià. Image: Flickr / oyosan

Antonio Conte at Lecce between 1988 and 1991. His hair, the incredible setting and sponsor from a variety of cheese all to this heroic shot of Gianluca Vialli at Cremonese in the 1983/84 season. A 17-year-old Paolo Maldini at Milan in 1985. Image: Wikipedia / unknown Image: Wikipedia / unknown Image: Wikipedia / unknown