Falleció Paolo Rossi

Official Announcement: passing of Paolo Rossi


Real Madrid C. F., its president and board of directors are deeply saddened by the passing of world football legend Paolo Rossi.

Real Madrid wishes to express its condolences to his family and friends, his former clubs and all football fans and Italian supporters in particular.

Rossi passed away today at the age of 64.

He lifted a European Cup, a European Cup Winners' Cup, a UEFA Super Cup, two league titles and the Coppa Italia during his time at Juventus.

With the Italian national team, Rossi claimed a winners’ medal and was the top scorer and best player at the 1982 World Cup in Spain, which featured a historic final at Santiago Bernabéu. He was awarded the Ballon d'Or in that same year.