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