Italy legend Paolo Rossi’s home was burgled throughout his funeral service yesterday, studies declare.
Former Juventus and AC Milan striker Rossi, who was instrumental in Italy’s World Cup triumph in 1982 as he completed the event as prime goalscorer, died aged 64 on Thursday.
In accordance with native Italian media outlet Ansa information company, Rossi’s spouse, Federica Cappelletti, returned residence from the ceremony within the north-eastern metropolis of Vicenza to search out their residence in Tuscany had been damaged into.
A watch belonging to Rossi and money had been among the many gadgets reported stolen by burglars and it’s understood the raid has been reported to the police and an investigation is underneath method.
Rossi’s loss of life triggered an outpouring of grief in Italy, the place he’s extensively regarded to be one the nation’s greatest attacking strikers of all time.
He scored a hat-trick towards Brazil within the second group of the 1982 World Cup in Spain to assist Italy attain the semi-finals.
Rossi then scored each of Italy’s objectives of their semi-final win towards Poland and their opener within the remaining, which they received 3-1 towards West Germany.
Rossi was banned for 3 years after being implicated in a match-fixing scandal in 1980, however at all times maintained his innocence and his exile was decreased to 2 years on attraction.
He spent his complete membership profession in Italy, beginning out at Vicenza earlier than shifting on to Juventus, with whom he received two Serie A titles and the 1984 European Cup. He additionally performed for AC Milan and Verona.