AC Milan 1996-97 Away *PLAYER ISSUE BNWT AND PATCH*
Notes: Kit has never been worn and is a player issue. Still has tags and iron on league patch. The grail of any AC Milan collector.
The 1996-97 season was a memorable one for AC Milan, as the team produced some outstanding performances and achieved success both domestically and in Europe.
Under the guidance of coach Fabio Capello, Milan fielded a formidable team that included the likes of Paolo Maldini, Alessandro Costacurta, Marcel Desailly, Roberto Baggio, George Weah, and Dejan Savicevic.
In Serie A, Milan finished the season in second place behind champions Juventus, but they still managed to secure an impressive 73 points from 34 matches. The team produced some memorable performances throughout the season, including a 6-0 victory over Cagliari and a 5-1 win against Piacenza.
However, it was in the Champions League where Milan truly shone that season. The team produced some outstanding performances, including a 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the quarter-finals and a 4-0 victory over Spanish giants Barcelona in the final. The latter performance in particular is remembered as one of the greatest in the history of the competition, with Milan dominating their opponents in every aspect of the game.
Milan also reached the final of the Italian Cup that season, but they were defeated 1-0 by Vicenza in a closely contested match.
The 1996-97 season is remembered as one of the most successful in Milan's history, with the team producing some outstanding performances and achieving success both domestically and in Europe. The team's performances were built on a strong defence, which conceded just 30 goals in Serie A, and an attacking line-up that scored a total of 63 goals in the league. The team's success that season was a testament to their quality and teamwork, and it remains a cherished memory for Milan fans to this day.