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Top 5 greatest teams in football history

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3. AC Milan (1989 to 1994)

Ruud Gullit of AC Milan and Diego Maradona of Napoli wait for the ball to be passed
May 1988: Ruud Gullit of AC Milan and Diego Maradona in action during the Italian Serie A in Napoli, Italy. Milan won the match 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK /Allsport

This team was the benchmark for everyone in the 1980s to early 90s.

It contained iconic players like three-time Ballon d’Or winner Marco Van Basten, Franco Baresi, Carlo Ancelotti, Ruud Gullit and Paolo Maldini.

In the dugout was Arrigo Sacchi, who overcame early doubts over his coaching credentials to lead Milan into a glorious era.

The Rossoneri won 3 European Cups and 3 Serie A titles in this period.

And when Fabio Capello replaced Sacchi as the manager in 1991, Milan enjoyed further success.

The biggest moment probably came in their 4-0 win over Barcelona in the 1994 Champions League final.