If you don’t agree with this one, blame Enzo Giordani! (@EnzoGiordani).
Rodrigo Taddei is my kind of footballer. Underdog, survivor, Mr Dependable – the little yellow red Taddei that could.
Kind of goofy, all arms and legs, he’s undervalued by fans but never by managers. Capable of playing everywhere and doing everything, he always slots in where he’s told without a peep of complaint.
And when fans groan the most, he finds his best.
When he scores, he pumps his heart under his shirt, appropriate because he’s a player who is all ticker. Totti may be the heart of Roma, but Taddei is still one of the veins the blood pumps through.
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