The man behind Italy’s World Cup victory, Paolo Rossi died aged 64 on 9 December 2020.
The top goal scorer for Italy in the FIFA World Cup-1982, Paolo Rossi, died on Thursday. He was 64 years old. Let you know that Rousey was working as an expert with the Italian TV channel RAI Sport. The same channel informed about his death on Thursday morning.
Earlier, legendary football player Diego Maradona of Argentina died at the age of 60. RAI anchor Inrico Warriel tweeted a very sad news, “Paulo Rosie left us. It is not possible to forget them. He made the Summer of 82 memorable. He was an important partner of RAI in the last few years.”.
Rosie’s wife Sappletti Federica posted a photo of her and Rosie on Instagram and wrote with this photo, ‘Forever’. She, however, has not given any reason for the death. Rosie is counted among the all-time great forward players. He was the hero of the FIFA World Cup played in Spain in 1982. He scored six goals throughout the tournament and won the Golden Boot and Golden Ball.
Rosie was one of the three players to have won this award in a single World Cup. Rosie was also awarded the Ballon d’Or in 1982. In addition to Robetare Baggio and Christian Weiri, he was the highest scorer for Italy in the World Cup with nine goals.
Written on the official Twitter handle of the Indian football team, “We mourn the passing of the legendary Italian football player Rosie. He was part of the 1982 World Cup winning team. He is one of the three players to win the Golden Boot and the Golden Ball in the same edition of the FIFA World Cup. Rosie represented Vicenza at the club level.”.
May his soul REST IN PEACE!