The saying old is gold holds true in Italian Serie A as the beautiful game’s veterans are exciting television audiences with their performances.
Serie A is renowned for its technical approach to football. The defenders are more nuanced in their approach and getting past them is a difficult task to say the least.
This is the difficult task Cristiano Ronaldo signed up for when he joined in €100 million transfer.
He was saying goodbye to the prolific La Liga. His first season in Italian top flight football showed that even he is susceptible to changes in environment. However, in his second season is proving his mettle.
But in Serie A, at 35, Ronaldo is not the only experienced campaigned. He is in the company of greats. The league welcomes experiences and its mix with youth provides scintillating performances.
Here are three veterans of the game who are still going strong in Serie A.