A tribute to the legend.
Undoubtedly underrated by It's fair share of pundits, during his reign.
Of course, looked upon with respect for his achievement's, his genius, he deserves more credit.
Statistics illustrates a hint about the man's greatness, yet doesn't tell the whole story:
* 1980-1982: KB
* 1982-1983: Brøndby IF
* 1983-1985: S.S. Lazio
* 1985-1989: Juventus FC
* 1989-1994: FC Barcelona
* 1994-1996: Real Madrid CF
* 1996-1997: Vissel Kobe (Japan)
* 1997-1998: Ajax Amsterdam
Legacy, in Black and White:
* League championships
o Serie A 1985-86 with Juventus
o La Liga 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94 with Barcelona; 1994-95 with Real Madrid
o Eredivisie 1997-98 with Ajax
* Domestic cups
o Spanish Cup 1990 with Barcelona
o Spanish Super Cup 1991 and 1992 with Barcelona
o Dutch Cup 1998 with Ajax
* European cups
o Intercontinental Cup 1985 with Juventus
o European Cup 1992 with Barcelona
o European Supercup 1992 with Barcelona
* Individual awards
o Danish Player of the Year 1982 and 1985
o La Liga Player of the year 1992 and 1993
o Best Foreign Player in Spanish Football the last 25 years (1974-1999)
o Denmarks Best Player Ever (2006)
Impressive. To end with a qoute by a Kaiser, Franz Beckenbauer: "60'ties belongs to Pele, 70'ties to Johan Cruyff, 80'ties to Diego Maradona, 90'ties to Michael Laudrup".
Next stop's coachingville, foreign based that is. Spain, precisely.
Latest news are that ten clubs aspires to acquire his services.
Let's keep the thread updated once in a while with news, anecdote's, etc. Pay homage.