Arrigo Sacchi was born in Fusignano on 1 April 1946. After years working outside the world of football, he fully immersed himself in the beautiful game in the 1970s. Having worked his way up by coaching sides in the lower leagues, he coached the youth sides at Cesena, with which he won a Scudetto, and Fiorentina. In 1987, he made the jump up from Parma to Milan, where he would win a Scudetto title, two European Cups, the Intercontinental Cups, to European Super Cups and a Supercoppa Italiana. From November 1991 to the summer of 1996, he was the coach of the Italian national team. During that spell he led Italy to a second-place finish at the 1994 World Cup in USA. After that he had another brief spell at Milan and coached Atletico Madrid and Parma. He has also served as an executive at Parma, director of football at Real Madrid, and coordinator of Italy’s youth teams. He is now a television pundit.