Paolo Rossi, the Italian footballer who without any help destroyed Socrates’ Brazil in the 1982 World Cup, has kicked the bucket.
Footballer Paolo Rossi, who was Italy’s World Cup legend in 1982 has passed on at 64 years old.
Rossi’s demise was declared by Italian TV channel RAI for whom he functioned as a game intellectual as of late.
His significant other, Cappelletti Federica, posted a photograph of herself and her better half to her Instagram account alongside the words “per sempre” – “for eternity”. She didn’t uncover the reason for his passing.
Rossi’s name made the archives of football history for his productive objective scoring execution in the 1982 World Cup that saw Italy win the competition held in Spain.
After a dreary Italy advanced from the gathering stage with three boring draws, the group wound up in what was charged as the gathering of death, with Brazil and Argentina.
Rossi shone against Brazil when he scored an essential cap stunt that oversaw Italy to the semi-last against Poland. Brazil was then a-list group with any semblance of Socrates and Falcao.
Rossi proceeded to score a twofold against Poland and got one of Italy’s objectives in the 3-1 triumph in the last against West Germany.
In that World Cup Rossi proceeded to win the competition’s Golden Boot and Golden Ball and, in the exact year, the Ballon d’Or.
Rossi’s football vocation was in Italy where he played with Vicenza, Juventus and Milan.