Retro Football: 10 Great Photos Of Young Javier Zanetti

By Chris Wright

The second leg of Inter Milan’s Coppa Italia semi-final (aggregate) victory over Roma last night saw the man they call ‘Pupi’, ‘Il Trattore’ and ‘Il Capitano’ make the 1000th appearance of his astounding career, a milestone we saw fit to mark with a little trawl through the photo archives.

Arriving in Europe with Inter in 1995, Zanetti has since proved to be one of the most consistent and consummately professional players that the game has ever

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