ROME – Damiano Zugno , a former Mantova player, with whom he made his debut in Serie B in 2008, and among others of Spinea and Istrana, amateur teams from Veneto, died at the age of 31. The tumor he had fought against, to the point of being able to return to play, in the end left him no way out.
Of that debut in B he said: “A splendid memory, even if for me the game ended with an expulsion for a double yellow card. However, I still played against Ricchiuti and Consiglio. "
In August Zugno, also a teacher of history and Italian at the Galilei Institute of Treviso , would have turned 32.
"I will always remember him as our captain – writes the president of Spinea -, the game of life was played until the last minute, a great player but before that a great man, I will always remember a phrase" football and school like this I fight cancer "(teacher at the Galilei Institute of Treviso) like every great player has never given up, made his debut in Serie" B "with Mantua, but in the locker room he was one of them, always available to younger boys, unparalleled humility.
I remember you with great affection as All your teammates and in particular Mister D'Este, leave a void between us, but what you have sown in life will grow back stronger than before ". (source VENETOGOL.IT)
Source: Blitz Quotidiano