ROME – Another 11 stars enter the firmament of the 'Hall of Fame of Italian football', established in 2011 by the FIGC and the Museo del Calcio Foundation to celebrate players, coaches, referees and managers capable of leaving an indelible mark on the history of our football.
Hall of fame of Italian football, enter Carlo Mazzone, Zibì Boniek and Andrea Pirlo.
The 9th edition of the Hall of Fame therefore welcomes the crystalline class of a World Champion like Andrea Pirlo, to Zibì Boniek , yesterday 'Beautiful at night' and today president of the Polish Football Federation and to Carlo Mazzone, one of the Italian coaches with the greatest charisma.
Other awards have been given to Antonio Percassi, capable of bringing his Atalanta into the gothic of European football, to the former referee Alberto Michelotti and to Sara Gama, the captain of the women's national team who kept millions of Italians glued to the TV in front of the TV.
Awards to memory for two legends of Italian football who have disappeared in the last year, Pietro Anastasi and Gigi Radice, while the team manager of the National Gabriele Oriali makes his entry into the Hall of Fame in the 'Italian Veterans' category.
The prize dedicated to the memory of Davide Astori, established last year for the most beautiful fair play gestures, goes to Romelu Lukaku and the young Mattia Agnese: the striker of Inter, who has proven to be an example for the new generations and always in the front row against racism, he gave a penalty kick to the young teammate Sebastiano Esposito on December 21st, who was thus able to make his first goal in Serie A, while the seventeen year old from Ospedaletti scored the his best goal saving the life of an opponent who had lost consciousness after a game clash.
The award ceremony will be held on May 4 in Florence and, as per tradition, the winners will be called upon to deliver a symbolic heirloom of their career destined for the Football Museum. (source ANSA).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano