MILAN – Rodrigo Ely played the full ninety minutes for the Brazil Olympic Team against USA in a friendly in Recife. The match ended 2-1 in favour of the South Americans.
The two teams will meet again in another friendly this Sunday the 15th of November in Belem.
MILANELLO – The team’s morning training session is underway on the central pitch at Milanello. A reminder that the squad will hold a second training session later today in the afternoon.
MILAN - The youth team will play a friendly against Lugano's Under-21 side today at 16.30.
MILAN – Double training today for the rossoneri. The first session is at 10.00 while the second will take place at 15.00. Make sure you visit the website over the course of the day for updates and full training reports. As for Juventus, the rossoneri’s opponents after the international break, they will hold a morning work-out at the club’s Vinovo training ground.
MILAN – On this day 54 years ago, Josè Altafini netted an incredible four times in the rossoneri’s 5-1 victory over Juventus in round 12 of the 1961-1962 Serie A season. The striker had already secured a brace after just 8 minutes of play and added a double in the second half. Also on the score-sheet, and scoring Milan’s third goal that day, was the great Gianni Rivera.
Also on this day, but in 1978, Milan enjoyed derby-day delight over Inter thanks to an Aldo Maldera header. Come the end of the season, the rossoneri would be crowned Italian champions for the tenth time and be assigned the gold star. That derby was also Franco Baresi’s first in a glorious career with the rossoneri jersey and later captain’s armband.
MILAN – A Scudetto, European Cup and World Club Cup winner with Milan, Dario Simic turns 40 today. The Croatian defender enjoyed a six year spell with Milan from 2002-2008 making 129 appearances and scoring one goal. Also celebrating today is Ibrahim Ba who turns 42. During his days with the rossoneri jersey, the French winger was part of the squad that won the 1999 Scudetto and 2003 Champions League. Many happy returns to the former Milan duo!