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On day 10, we reflect on the impact Marcio Amoroso made as a Borussia Dortmund player.
Amoroso hit the ground running as a Dortmund player, helping them win the 2001/02 Bundesliga title in his first season at the club after joining from Parma Calcio. His 18 goals in 31 appearances were also enough to earn him the coveted Torjägerkanone, but as if that was not enough his goals helped Dortmund reach the final of the UEFA Cup, with a hat-trick in the 4-0 first-leg win over AC Milan in the semi-final all but single-handedly booking Dortmund a place in the showpiece event. Injuries blighted his following two years, but Amoroso made enough of a mark in that single season to go down in club folklore. He also...
- Actually finished his debut Bundesliga season as joint-top scorer with TSV 1860 Munich's Martin Max on 18 goals.
- Represented 12 different clubs, stepping out in Brazil, Japan, Italy, Germany, Spain and Greece.
- Once refused to be substituted in a game against Energie Cottbus in 2002, only leaving the field two minutes after then coach Matthias Sammer had made the call.