1998–99 A.C. Milan season

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Manager Alberto Zaccheroni
Serie A 1st
Coppa Italia Round of 16
Top goalscorer Oliver Bierhoff (20)

A.C. Milan returned to its previous glorious ways under the guidance of new coach Alberto Zaccheroni. The highly rated coach, hired from Udinese, brought lethal striker Oliver Bierhoff and the defensive right-winger Thomas Helveg with him. He introduced Milan to his unorthodox 3-4-3 formation, in which Bierhoff was a perfect center forward, scoring 20 goals in the league.

Milan had a marvelous second half of the season, in which it kept pace with Serie A championship leaders Lazio, then passing the Romans when they had a couple of slips. In the end, a win in the final round was more than enough to clinch Milan's first league title for three years.


Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Italy GK Sebastiano Rossi
2 Denmark MF Thomas Helveg
3 Italy DF Paolo Maldini
4 Italy MF Demetrio Albertini
5 Italy DF Alessandro Costacurta
7 France MF Ibrahim Ba
8 Italy MF Roberto Donadoni
9 Liberia FW George Weah
10 Croatia MF Zvonimir Boban
11 Italy FW Maurizio Ganz
12 Italy GK Christian Abbiati
13 Italy DF Giampiero Maini
13 Italy FW Alessandro Iannuzzi
14 Argentina DF Roberto Ayala
15 Brazil DF André Cruz
16 Germany GK Jens Lehmann
No. Position Player
16 Nigeria FW Mohammed Aliyu Datti
17 Germany DF Christian Ziege
18 Brazil MF Leonardo
19 Algeria DF Samir Beloufa
20 Germany FW Oliver Bierhoff
21 Italy DF Giuseppe Cardone
21 Italy MF Federico Giunti
23 Italy MF Massimo Ambrosini
24 Argentina MF Andrés Guglielminpietro
25 France DF Bruno N'Gotty
26 Italy DF Luigi Sala
27 Italy DF Francesco Coco
28 Italy FW Andrea Rabito
29 Italy MF Lorenzo Rossetti
30 Italy FW Domenico Morfeo
31 Italy GK Giorgio Frezzolini

Serie A[edit]