José Mourinho may consider himself "the special one" but there was no doubting that Roberto Nascimento da Silva Lazaró was "the great one."
Aventuras Américas | Part 73 | Milan #8: Lazaró Chases League Title Number 30
Robinho Lazaró and his AC Milan players celebrated an unprecedented double-treble in the summer of 2060 - defending their Italian Supercup, Serie A and Champions League titles.
Aventuras Américas | Part 72 | Milan #7: The Return Of Juarez The Great
AC Milan ended a 52-year wait for their eighth Champions League success in the summer of 2059 as Robinho Lazaró led an exciting crop of youngsters to an unlikely treble. And the 75-year-old was convinced to stay in Italy for another year with a bumper £125,000 weekly salary.
Aventuras Américas | Part 71 | Milan #6: You Can Win Things With Kids
Youthful AC Milan made an impressive start to their Scudetto defence in 2058/59, only losing twice and drawing none of their first 16 league games. But could Robinho Lazaró's young starlets continue to impress under pressure from a much more experienced Juventus?
Aventuras Américas | Part 70 | Milan #5: Debut Wonder Goal
Robinho Lazaró wrapped up the 27th league title of his long and distinguished Football Manager career as his AC Milan side won Serie A in 2057/58. His next task was to keep developing the club's exciting young prospects and defend the Scudetto.
Aventuras Américas | Part 69 | Milan #4: Chasing The Scudetto
AC Milan's strong start to the 2057/58 campaign saw the club's board dish out a new one-year contract that nearly doubled 73-year-old manager Robinho Lazaró's wages to £95,000-per-week.
Aventuras Américas | Part 68 | Milan #3: Massive Summer Rebuild
Season one in Italy had been a rather surprising success for Robinho Lazaró. While the 73-year-old Colombian hadn't won a trophy with AC Milan, his side came mightily close to champions Inter on the final day - securing the record-high points total without winning Serie A.
Aventuras Américas | Part 67 | Milan #2: Bizarre Serie A Conclusion
Robinho Lazaró had settled very nicely into the Italian lifestyle and the Italian football style. He'd bagged himself a beautiful little villa on the outskirts of Milan, and his AC Milan side had only conceded 10 goals in 22 games in his first six months in charge.
Aventuras Américas | Part 66 | Milan #1: Moving To Italy
Throughout his 35-year Football Manager career, Robinho Lazaró had yet to walk into a club for which he had a genuine affinity. Sure, he liked Sporting and Newell's Old Boys but he'd never watched one of their matches before taking charge. AC Milan, however, was a completely different kettle of fish.
Trotters Talent | Part 41: The Best Debut Ever?
Embarking on a 20th season in charge of Bolton Wanderers, I'd taken the club from the fourth tier of English football and financial ruin to four-time national champions and being absolutely minted in the last 19 years.