Paolo Rossi, who helped Italy win the 1982 FIFA World Cup, has died at the age of 64.
Paulo Rossi emerged as the best player in the tournament in Spain and won the team, scoring the most goals in the tournament as well as being named the best player.
According to Italian media, the death of Paulo Rossi, who was suffering from a long illness, was announced on Thursday.
Paulo Rossi’s wife posted a memorable photo of the Italian football hero with her on social media and wrote “always” but did not give a reason for her husband’s death.
Paolo Rossi scored 20 goals in 48 games for Italy, while he scored 100 goals for Vicenza, Perugia, Juventus, Milan, and Verona.
Paulo Rossi was also awarded the Ballon d’Or for his outstanding performance in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.