Paolo Rossi

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Paolo Rossi
Paolo Rossi Vicenza (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Paolo Rossi
Date of birth (1956-09-23)23 September 1956
Place of birth Prato, Italy
Date of death 9 December 2020(2020-12-09) (aged 64)
Place of death Rome, Italy
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976
1976-1979
1979-1981
1982-1985
1985-1986
1986-1987
Como
Vicenza
Perugia
Juventus
Milan
Hellas Verona
National team
1977-1986 Italy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Paolo Rossi (23 September 1956 – 9 December 2020) was an Italian footballer. He played for Juventus, Milan, and the Italy national team.

Rossi died from cardiopulmonary arrest caused by lung cancer in Rome on 9 December 2020 at the age of 64.[1][2]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
ItalyLeague
1975/76 Como Serie A 6 0
1976/77 Vicenza Serie B 36 21
1977/78 Serie A 30 24
1978/79 28 15
1979/80 Perugia Serie A 28 13
1980/81 0 0
1981/82 Juventus Serie A 3 1
1982/83 23 7
1983/84 30 13
1984/85 27 3
1985/86 Milan Serie A 20 2
1986/87 Hellas Verona Serie A 20 4
Country Italy 251 103
Total 251 103

International career statistics[change | change source]

[4]

Italy national team
YearAppsGoals
1977 1 0
1978 10 4
1979 5 3
1980 3 0
1981 0 0
1982 11 6
1983 7 2
1984 6 3
1985 3 2
1986 2 0
Total 48 20

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paolo Rossi has died". www.football-italia.net. 10 December 2020. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  2. Cugini, Mimmo (10 December 2020). "È morto Paolo Rossi, simbolo dell'Italia Mondiale del 1982". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  3. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Paolo Rossi". www.national-football-teams.com.
  4. "Paolo Rossi - Goals in International Matches". www.rsssf.com.