Paolo Rossi, the hero of the Italy group who gained the 1982 World Cup in Spain within the last towards Germany, he died on the age of 64 of “an incurable illness”, based on the newspaper Gazzeta dello Sport.

Rossi, born on September 23, 1956 in Santa Lucia, grew to become the nice hero of the Italian group that gained the 1982 World Cup in Spain after get the successful purpose within the last earlier than the collection of Germany commanded by Rumennnigge.

After taking his first steps at Como Calcio, Rossi exploded as a participant at Vicenza, with whom he achieved promotion to the primary division, though it was at Juventus the place he positively stood out as a deadly striker for retire in 1987 on the Hellas Verona.

It was within the 1982 World Cup the place his legend was solid and the place he arrived after having been sanctioned for 2 years accused of playing.

After a poor begin to the championship, it was within the second a part of the championship the place it positively exploded. Victims of his odor of purpose and his assists had been Argentina, towards which he didn’t rating however was decisive, or Brazil, which he overlooked with three targets. Within the semifinals towards Poland, his two targets positioned Italy within the last.

The of entirety remained. Within the last towards Germany the successful purpose was his, lived by the then President of the Republic Sandro Pertini, with nice effusion within the field subsequent to the now king emeritus Juan Carlos I.

His nice efficiency in that World Cup was awarded shortly after with the Golden Ball.