Former Italian football player Gianluca Vialli, who was treated for cancer, died at the age of 58.


    In the news in the British press, it was stated that Vialli, who had been treated for pancreatic cancer for a long time, died in the hospital he stayed in London.


    Vialli, who has served in Cremonese, Sampdoria, Juventus and Chelsea throughout his career, has won many national and international championships. The former Italian striker, who won 2 league and 4 Italian Cup titles in his country, also had one UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup victories with Juventus.


    Vialli, who was among the most influential strikers of his time, later worked as a coach in Chelsea and Watford. Vialli has won the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, UEFA Super Cup, FA Cup and League Cup once each at Chelsea’s head.


    Vialli, who played 59 matches with the Italian National Team in the 1986 and 1990 World Cups, scored 16 goals.


    Vialli, who was the assistant of coach Roberto Mancini in the Italian National Team, which won the 2020 European Football Championship, left the job due to his illness.





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