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Silvio Berlusconi is a bona fide tactical genius

The former Italian Prime Minister gave astute advice to his AC Milan team.

WHEN THE BOOK on great footballing tacticians is written (or updated as there are about one million of them already) there needs to be chapter in between Helenio Herrera’s Catenaccio and Cruyff’s/Guardiola’s Tikt-taka about the brilliant yet simple philosophy of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

The AC Milan owner visited his team yesterday and after a brief talk, you can be sure Milan will surge up from fourth sport in the Serie A immediately.

Just score goals. If we had that kind of thinking in the Trapattoni era who knows how far Ireland would have gone at Euro 2012.

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