MONTESILVANO – Serious mourning for the world of Italian 5-a-side football. Antonio Capuozzo, a former Pescara Calcio 5 goalkeeper, died at the age of 40 last night. He was found lifeless in his car, near his home in Montesilvano. During his prestigious career as a 5-a-side football player, Antonio Capuozzo has worn the shirts of Pescara Calcio 5, Acqua & Sapone and Loreto Aprutino Calcio 5.
The golden moment of his career as a 5-a-side football player was with the Pescara Calcio 5 shirt. With this club, Antonio Capuozzo won a league title, two Italian Cups and two Italian Super Cups. These extraordinary performances with the Pescara 5-a-side shirt, earned him the call-up to the Italian 5-a-side football team.
Antonio Capuozzo was not only called up in blue, he also had the honor of making his debut with the Italian national football team shirt. Overall, Antonio Capuozzo played three games with the Italian national football team shirt, confirming himself as one of the best goalkeepers of his generation.
Once the news of his death was made public, the whole world of Italian 5-a-side football remembered him with numerous posts published on various social networks. Capuozzo was a player loved by both his teammates and his opponents.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano