Italy Environment Cup hero Paolo Rossi’s residence is burgled all through his FUNERAL with a observe and income stolen while thousands lined the streets in Tuscany to say their very last goodbyes
- Paolo Rossi handed away at the age of sixty four and his funeral took position on Saturday
- His residence was broken into all through the services in the north-eastern city of Vicenza
- Rossi’s spouse Federica Cappelletti confirmed a observe and funds had been stolen
- The theft has been described to the police and an investigation is having position
Burglars broke into the residence of Paolo Rossi all through his funeral services on Saturday, local experiences say.
Rossi, the star of Italy’s successful 1982 Environment Cup campaign, tragically handed away at the age of sixty four and was laid to relaxation in the north-eastern city of Vicenza.
His spouse, Federica Cappelletti returned residence from the ceremony to find a observe belonging to Rossi and income had been stolen from their residence in Tuscany.
Rossi’s spouse, Federica Cappelletti (right), confirmed a observe and funds had been stolen
The theft has due to the fact been described to the police, and an investigation is at this time having position.
According to Italian Tv set channel RAI Activity, for whom Rossi had been doing the job for as a pundit recently, the Italian star handed away right after battling a prolonged health issues.
Rossi’s coffin was carried to the Santa Maria Annunciata cathedral by his previous crew-mates Marco Tardelli, Giancarlo Antognoni, Antonio Cabrini and Fulvio Collovati.
Rossi’s coffin was carried to the Santa Maria Annunciata cathedral by his previous crew-mates Marco Tardelli, Giancarlo Antognoni, Antonio Cabrini and Fulvio Collovati
Cabrini and Collovati were amongst those that spoke fondly of Rossi at the funeral on Saturday
Collovati was amongst a single of those who spoke fondly of his memories with Rossi all through the services.
He reported: ‘I have not only misplaced a crew-mate, but also a friend and a brother.
‘Together we fought, we won, and we often misplaced, usually choosing ourselves up even in the deal with of disappointment. We were part of a group, that group, our group. I didn’t believe he would go away so soon.’
Prior to the funeral, Rossi’s coffin was put at the Stadio Romeo Menti in Vicenza – where he very first designed a identify for himself – to make it possible for followers to fork out their respects.
Hundreds flocked to the city’s football stadium to lay flowers and fork out their ultimate respects to the football icon.
Rossi was the goalscoring star of Italy’s successful 1982 Environment Cup campaign in Spain (over)
Rossi had a prolific club career – profitable two Serie A titles, a single European Cup and a single Coppa Italia while playing for Juventus
Rossi had a prolific club career – profitable two Serie A titles, a single European Cup and a single Coppa Italia while playing for Juventus.
On the other hand, it was his contribution to the national crew that founded him as a football hero – owning scored six ambitions that led his nation to victory in Spain 38 years ago.
In the course of his time in an Italian shirt from 1977-1986, Rossi scored a total of 20 ambitions and claimed the ’82 Environment Cup.