Italian footballer Paolo Rosie died at the age of 64. Argentine star footballer Diego Maradona died on 25 November this year. Within 15 days, the football world has lost one more star. Paolo Rosie was instrumental in making Italy the world champion in 1982. Rosie has played for Juventus and AC Milan.
He was awarded the ‘Golden Boot and Golden Ball’ at the 1982 World Cup. He scored the opening goal in the 1982 World Cup final and Italy won the title by defeating West Germany 3–1. Rosie also scored hat-trick goals against Brazil this year. He scored 134 goals in 338 club games, being counted as the best forward of his time. Rosie has played 48 matches for her country. After retirement, he joined RAI Sports as an expert.