This thread is making me sad.
Reminds me of the glory days of Calcio
There are loads of cracking players from that era not even mentioned here: Paolo Rossi, Dino Zoff, Gaetano Scirea, Roberto Baggio. And Enzo Scifo, who was Belgian
(Despite my constant trolling, I do have a certain amount of fondness for the Italian football of my youth. Even though it was mostly unwatchable