Italian midfielder who starred for AC Milan from 1960 to 1979, scoring 122 goals in 501 appearances. He was a member of the Italian national team from 1962 to 1975.
He tried out for his hometown team at age 13 by putting on a display of tricks that attracted a crowd.
He earned three Serie A titles, four Coppa Italias, and the European Championship during his career.
He grew up in Alessandria, Italy.
He was appointed the international ambassador of Italian football along with another great former footballer, Roberto Baggio.