Cesare Maldini, Former Italy Coach and AC Milan Player Passes Away [ Current Affairs ]
Cesare Maldini, former AC Milan and Italy coach passed away at age of 84. About Cesare Maldini: Cesare Maldini was born on 5th February, 1932 at Trieste of Italy. He was football player and manager of Italy.
- He was also a respected defender as he had good techniques and passing range.
- He started his career in 1952 and transferred to AC Milan in 1954 where he achieves international and national successes.
- He coached the team Italian Under-21 side in 1986 for ten years and this team won European Under-21 Football championship for three consecutive times from 1992 to 1996.
- He also coached Paraguay’s national team.
- At international level, he earned 14 caps between 1960 and 1963 and also serving as team’s captain between 1962 and 1963.
About Cesare Maldini’s achievements:
- He won four Series A league titles and one European Cup with Milan.
- He also won Coppa Italia and a Cup Winners’ Cup double in 1973.
- In 1963 he defeated Benfica by 2 - 1 at Wembley Stadium and so became first Italian who win trophy.
- Published on: April 4, 2016