Trapattoni makes an easy target as we battle with the property crash
The steely gaze of Giovanni Trapattoni, the granite-like jawline, even the verbal delivery of his thoughts in the now familiar Italian inflected English, should send out a very clear signal to us all.
This is a man who in his own mind is one of the aristocrats of world soccer.
And of course he is. For when it comes to assessing pedigree in the beautiful game, Trap is pure gold standard. He played at the highest level for his native Italy, and in a glittering managerial career, he charted the destinies of great clubs such as Juventus, Bayern Munich, and Benfica. He plotted endless victories, creating a symbiosis with some of the most magical footballers to have ever graced the game.