Cesare Maldini, Former Italy Coach and AC Milan Player Passes Away [ Current Affairs ]

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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