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Paolo Rossi
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Full name Paolo Rossi
Date of birth (1956-09-23)23 September 1956
Place of birth Prato, Italy
Date of death 9 December 2020(2020-12-09) (aged 64)
Place of death Rome, Italy
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976
1976-1979
1979-1981
1982-1985
1985-1986
1986-1987
Como
Vicenza
Perugia
Juventus
Milan
Hellas Verona
National team
1977-1986 Italy
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Paolo Rossi (23 September 1956 – 9 December 2020) was an Italian footballer. He played for Juventus, Milan, and the Italy national team.

Rossi died from cardiopulmonary arrest caused by lung cancer in Rome on 9 December 2020 at the age of 64.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Italy League
1975/76 Como Serie A 6 0
1976/77 Vicenza Serie B 36 21
1977/78 Serie A 30 24
1978/79 28 15
1979/80 Perugia Serie A 28 13
1980/81 0 0
1981/82 Juventus Serie A 3 1
1982/83 23 7
1983/84 30 13
1984/85 27 3
1985/86 Milan Serie A 20 2
1986/87 Hellas Verona Serie A 20 4
Country Italy 251 103
Total 251 103

International career statistics

Italy national team
Year Apps Goals
1977 1 0
1978 10 4
1979 5 3
1980 3 0
1981 0 0
1982 11 6
1983 7 2
1984 6 3
1985 3 2
1986 2 0
Total 48 20



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