Litmanen, Davids, Overmars, Kluivert, the de Boer brothers, Blind and Rijkaard. It is astonishing to think that Ajax team fifteen years ago contained such talented football players in their first eleven. That’s without mention of their manager, Louis van Gaal, who has since managed some of the largest football institutions in the world.
Up against them were names such as Gullit, Baresi, Maldini, Donadoni, Boban and Savićević. Manager of the Rossineri was Fabio Capello, who had been the mastermind behind Milan’s 4-0 defeat of Johan Cruyff’s FC Barcelona in the 93-94 Champions League Final.
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