Thursday, May 26, 2011

Armando Picchi

Armando Picchi with the Champions Cup and the Intercontinental Cup
[Photo ©]
Armando Picchi, born in Livorno in 1935, was a renowned football player. He was the captain of the Grande Inter (Great Inter), the team that, in the 1960s, won three “scudetti” (national titles), two European Champions Cups and two Intercontinental Cups.
He died prematurely, from cancer, exactly forty years ago.
Our football stadium is named sfter him.

See also: Armando Picchi (Wikipedia) - Ardenza Stadium

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