Rocco Cammisola (@rcammisola) of The Football Express gives an underappreciated star the 100-word treatment.
Stefano Fiore had a playing career bookended at either end by his home town club: Cosenza.
Given a chance at Parma in Serie A at 22-years-old – kept out of the team by Dino Baggio, whom he would surpass for a national team spot in 2000.
Eighteen goals in 67 games for Udinese between 99-01 helped the midfielder reach Lazio.
When he arrived the stars had departed, but Stefano continued to shine. In four legs of the 2003-04 Coppa Italia semi and final, Fiore would score 6 goals against Milan and Juventus.
He is now the manager of his home-town club.
Image via Museo Amaranto