The world of football, and in particular Turin, is mourning the death of Sergio Vatta. This extraordinary talent scout has discovered champions such as Vieri, Dino Baggio , Fuser and Lentini.
One of the last true talent scouts of Italian football goes away with Sergio Vatta. Vatta lived on bread and football and saw us long because he discovered champions of the caliber of Vieri and Dino Baggio.
“Italian football loses another extraordinary protagonist, we will remember Vatta's great passion for this sport and the attention he has paid to the youth world. Without him, football Italy would have been poorer in champions. "
The FIGC president, Gabriele Gravina and all Italian football mourn the death of Sergio Vatta.
Head of the Turin youth sector between the 80s and 90s and coach of the first team grenade in 1989, he was the discoverer of many talents, he made more than 60 boys make their debut in Serie A, launching players like Christian Vieri, Dino Baggio, Diego Fuser and Gianluigi Lentini.
In 1991 he joined the Football Federation as coach and manager of the Under 16 and Under 17 National Teams and then became the National Women's Technical Commissioner in the 1997/98 season.
From Ct he brought the Azzurri to the final phase of the US World Cup and made a valuable contribution to the growth of the movement. (source ANSA).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano