Gianluca Vialli Former Italy Striker Dies At 58

Gianluca Vialli, a former striker for Juventus, Chelsea, and Italy, passed away on Friday at the age of 58 from pancreatic cancer

According to his previous teams. Despite receiving a cancer diagnosis in 2017

Vialli was still able to contribute significantly to Italy's successful 2021 campaign at the European Championship

helping longtime Sampdoria strike partner and national coach Roberto Mancini

When he revealed in December that he would be taking a short break from his responsibilities with the national team to focus on his health, things did not seem good

Before joining Juventus in 1992 for an amount that was then a world record 16.5 million euros

Vialli played for Sampdoria in Genoa for eight seasons

Before joining Chelsea in 1996 and taking on the role of player-manager in 1998, he won the Champions League while playing for Juventus.

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