Giacinto Facchetti

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Birthday
18, 1942
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Sep 4, 2006 (64)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1942
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Sep 4, 2006 (64)

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Italian left back who spent his entire career with Internazionale, winning four Serie A Championships and the 1978 Coppa Italia.

Before Fame

He grew up a standout track athlete, but his main ambition was always soccer.

Trivia

He played at a time when most defenders stayed in the backfield. However, he ventured into opponent territory, becoming, in effect, the first attacking defender.

Family Life

He grew up in Treviglio, Italy.

Associated With

He and fellow defender Javier Zanetti both enjoyed long careers with Internazionale.

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