Gigi Riva: A Tribute
Serie A ChroniclesJanuary 25, 2024x

Gigi Riva: A Tribute

This week on the podcast we discussed the passing of Italy and Cagliari legend Gigi Riva.

  • European champion with Italy in 1968 and scorer in the final against Yugoslavia (won 2-0).
  • Scorer in the game of the century: the 1970 World Cup semifinal Italy v West Germany (4-3). Hear these two goals in this snippet.
  • World Cup finalist in 1970.
  • Italy's all-time top goal scorer with 35 goals in 42 matches.
  • Star of Cagliari's only Scudetto win in 1969-70, scoring 21 goals in 28 matches.
  • A Cagliari legend: 13 seasons with the rossoblu after joining from Legnano.

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