Gianluca Vialli Died: We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of former Italian Striker Football player Gianluca Vialli, Gianluca Vialli, a striker for Chelsea and Juventus, has died in London on Friday 6th February 2022.
at the age of 58 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. and enjoyed immense success during his time as the star. Unluckily, he had to go. Many people are paying tribute to him and expressing deep grief.
How Did Gianluca Vialli Dead?
According to the reports, the death was caused by the life-threatening pancreatic cancer. His health was rapidly deteriorating and he had lost the ability to function normally. The medical team tried to save his life but his health refused to accept the treatment.
Vialli was a Chelsea manager who enjoyed great success after his playing career. He was diagnosed with pancreatic carcinoma in 2017. In 2017, Vialli announced that he had been cleared.
In 2021, he was diagnosed with the disease again and last month announced that he would be stepping down as head of the delegation for Italy’s national teams.
Who Was Gianluca Vialli?
Gianluca Vialli, a 58-year old Italian football player and manager, was loved by many and considered their idol. Vialli was a prolific goal scorer who lived most of his life in Italy.
However, he also enjoyed a long and successful playing career in England. In 673 club appearances, Vialli scored 259 goals, including 16 goals for Italy. He won four Serie A titles and two Italian Super Cups during his career.
Vialli began his management career after a long and successful playing career. Vialli was the first Italian manager to manage in the Premier League. He led Chelsea to the Uefa Super Cup, and also won the FA Cup.
Vialli was part the 1990 Italy World Cup team that was defeated by Argentina. He played the last game for the national team in 1992. After his departure from Sampdoria, Vialli joined Watford and returned to Stamford Bridge in 2006. He won five trophies during his time at Chelsea, including the Champions League and Serie A, League Cup, FA Cup, and League Cup.
Vialli was able to return to the national team after he retired from the game. But, Vialli was again struck by illness and he decided to step down from his position. He returned to treatment later in 2019 to manage the new phase.
In 2003, he married British model CathrynWhite-Cooper. They had two daughters, Sofia and Olivia.
You’ll be missed by so many. A legend to us and to all of football.
Rest in peace, Gianluca Vialli. 💙 pic.twitter.com/mNJPDkCSYO
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) January 6, 2023
A statement from the Italian Football Federation stated that a minute silence would be observed before every match this weekend following his death. Graeme Souness, Sky Sports’s commentator, paid tribute to the man and called him “just a beautiful soul”.
Vialli was also the co-founder of Tifosy capital, a sports investment company. He was a frequent pundit on television, even though he retired from football.
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