ROME – He died in the Governato , one of the architects of the championship won by Lazio in 2000. He was 80 years old and was born in Turin. Former biancoceleste midfielder of the '60s and' 70s and manager under the management of Cragnotti, Governato died on the night of Friday 7 June.
After he stopped playing, Governato worked as a journalist for Tuttosport before becoming, in 1983, sports director of Lazio. However, after two years he migrated to Bologna, Juventus and Fiorentina also performing managerial duties here. With the arrival of Sergio Cragnotti, the new president of Lazio in 1993, he returned to Lazio and held the position of managing director and general manager. F
and part of that team which in the late 90s and early 2000 triumphed in Italy, obtaining the second championship in addition to national cups and super cups. So one of the strongest Lazio ever, which also triumphed in Europe by winning the Cup Winners' Cup and the UEFA Super Cup.
He left Lazio in 2003 and devoted himself to writing numerous successful books and novels, always linked to the world of football. The Capitoline team, having heard the news of his death, remembers him on the official website as follows: "The SS Lazio, its President, the coach, the players and all the staff express deep condolences for the disappearance of the former biancoceleste footballer and manager In the Governato and join the pain of the family ".
In Government, the career as a footballer
In the Government he was born in Turin on September 14, 1938, he began his career in the youth grenade teams. For football he gave up his classical studies. After this first experience he played in Como before joining Lazio in the 1961/62 season.
With the advent of Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Governato found its ideal position: a tough and elegant director with class and great gaming vision. For this reason, the fans nicknamed him "The Professor". D'atronde, besides being a great footballer, Governato was a man of culture.
In 1966 he moved to Inter but failed to establish himself. It was sold to Vicenza and in 1970 returned to play in Lazio. The biancoceleste balance sheet consists of 251 presences and 14 networks, summing up the two experiences that took place one year after the other. He closed his career at Savona before devoting himself to anything else.
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