Italian Legends Return to North America

Jan 26, 2016 557

For all his achievements in Italian and European football, including three UEFA Cup titles, Dino Baggio still wonders what would have been had he accepted a proposed move to Major League Soccer when the league first launched in 1996.

"I was invited by a friend at the (New York/New Jersey) MetroStars but I was only 25 at the time," Baggio recalled in a recent interview from his Italian home. "I thought to myself 'I'll play in Italy until I'm 30 and then I'll try it'. But time passed and so did the interest. If I had to do it all over again today, I'd be there in a heartbeat."

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