TURIN – Shocking revelations of Pietro Anastasi, former striker of Juventus and Italian national team , during an interview with the microphones of tuttojuve.com in view of the Italian derby Juventus-Inter.
"Unfortunately, health is not what it used to be". "Lately I have not felt very well and I have discovered I have a tumor. But I do not want to give up. I am struggling day after day to defeat him. Now I'm a bit 'better, now there is and I'm learning to live with it. "
The career of Pietro Anastasi
After his debut in the Massiminiana and the limelight in Varese, he linked his football activity especially to Juventus, a team in which he played for eight seasons at the turn of the 1960s and 1970s, becoming one of the symbol-men, among the most loved by the fans, until to be named captain from 1974 to 1976; with the bianconeri he won three Serie A championships, in 1971-1972, 1972-1973 and 1974-1975, also disputing the finals of the Fairs Cup, in 1971, Champions Cup and Intercontinental Cup, the latter both in 1973.
Considered one of the best Italian strikers of his generation, he played a total of 258 Serie A matches with the Turin team, scoring 78 goals, graduating as the top scorer in the 1970-1971 Fairs Cup and the 1974-1975 Italian Cup, before an early descending parabola. which led him to close his career with the shirts of Inter, Ascoli and Lugano.
He has played a total of 338 races in the Italian top flight scoring 105 goals; he was also the second category scorer, in 1968-1969, and the third on two other occasions, in 1969-1970 and 1973-1974. European champion with the Italian national team in 1968, in blue he played 25 games and signed 8 goals. (from Wikipedia)
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