Gianni Rivera

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Birthday
18, 1943
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Italy

About

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.

Before Fame

He tried out for his hometown team at age 13 by putting on a display of tricks that attracted a crowd.

Trivia

He earned three Serie A titles, four Coppa Italias, and the European Championship during his career.

Family Life

He grew up in Alessandria, Italy.

Associated With

He was appointed the international ambassador of Italian football along with another great former footballer, Roberto Baggio.