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Italian football star Gianluca Vialli dies at 58.

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Born in the northern city of Cremona in 1964, Vialli has had an illustrious career with Italian clubs Sampdoria and Juventus, and Chelsea in England, winning 59 caps for Italy. He was first diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in his 2017 but was utterly cleared a year later, only for the disease to return. In a Netflix documentary that aired in March, Vialli described Krebs as a “traveling companion” and hoped to finally leave him alone after testing his skills. Despite the illness, he played a crucial role in Italy’s Euro 2020 title-winning campaign, with longtime Sampdoria strike partner and national team coach Roberto backing him up with Mancini. Did. Vialli and Mancini led the Italian to his 2021 tournament, lifting the trophy at his stadium Wembley, where Sampdoria lost to Barcelona 29 years ago.

In a TV interview with Italy’s RAI in November, they tearfully said, “It was nicer than the hugs we gave each other when I passed the ball to him and he scored.” I celebrated with a hug. Last month, Vialli was forced to give up his role as head of the Italian national team delegation, saying he needed to focus on overcoming a new phase of his illness. He also led Chelsea to victory in the 2000 FA Cup Final but was sacked the following season. Genoa-based Sampdoria said a final farewell to the football star. You came as a boy, we honor you as a man. ” Billy’s death comes days after the end of 82-year-old Brazilian football legend Pele, who had a tumor removed from his colon last year.

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