Arrigo Sacchi led AC Milan to successive European Cups in 1989 and 1990. "I didn't do it because I wanted to write history," he later recalled. "I did it because I wanted to give 90 minutes of joy to people."
English footballers are not cool, so the Premier League needed some imported charisma to bolster its ranks. Ruud Gullit epitomised this, but his significance goes far beyond mere cool.