Serie A

Watch Francesco Totti Put His Incredible Passing Skills To Good Use On A Boat

True greatness knows no boundaries. It cannot be confined to the lines of a soccer field. It can appear anywhere: in a Rio de Janeiro favela, a dusty African village or an elite European academy.

OR, on a boat, anchored somewhere idyllic, surrounded by other boats. Francesco Totti graced the pitch professionally for more than 20 years and, now retired, needs an outlet for his incredible passing skills. Thus, boats.

Ranking The Likelihood Of 7 Remaining Mooted Mega-Transfers

The Serie A season starts in two weeks. The transfer window is open for another three weeks. Due to this strange arrangement, none of the squads are entirely set in stone. This week, we’ll examine some of the most interesting, important and lucrative transfers and assess whether there’s any chance they’ll happen before deadline day.

Paulo Dybala

Clubs: Juventus to Barcelona

Inter Milan Appear To Be Sleeping On Themselves

Having watched derby rivals Milan splash the cash on Leonardo Bonucci, Andre Silva and Hakan Calhanoglu among others, Inter have had to bide their time in the shadows, patiently waiting for their own moment in the sun.

The 2009-10 treble winners last tasted glory in the 2011 Coppa Italia, and now they’re just lurking, ready to unleash themselves on an unsuspecting continent. 

Much like how captain and star forward Mauro Icardi is patiently waiting for the Argentinian national team to give him a chance, Internazionale are similarly just enduring the moment.

Here’s What Training Is Like When Your Coach Is A Free Kick Specialist

In a playing career that included stints with Roma, Sampdoria, Lazio and Inter, Serbian Sinisa Mihajlovic built a reputation as one the world’s finest dead-ball specialists. Alongside Andrea Pirlo, no player has scored more goals from direct free kicks in Serie A history than Mihajlovic with 28.

He was named Torino manager before the start of last season and guided the club to a ninth-place finish in Italy’s top flight. For a goalkeeper, playing under Mihajlovic is obviously a nightmare.

The Controversial And Confusing Career Of Antonio Cassano Reaches The Perfect Conclusion

As the first words were placed onto this page, Antonio Cassano had rethought his recent decision to retire. He was set to play another season at Hellas Verona, reuniting with Giampaolo Pazzini for a Serie A farewell tour. By the time we got to the final words of this very paragraph — barely the third sentence — he was going to retire again.

Watch One Minute Of Gigi Buffon Pouncing Like A Big Cat And Performing Miracles

Approaching his 40th birthday, Italian shot-stopper Gianluigi Buffon has been open about his plans for the future over the summer. If Juventus fail to win the Champions League this season, Buffon claims he’s “99.9 percent” certain that he’ll end his professional career after the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

If Buffon is able to win that elusive Champions League title, his competitive nature would see him return to the field in an attempt to win the FIFA Club World Cup the following season.