'82 World Cup legend Paolo Rossi has passed away

 Why doesn't the year 2020 end — everyone is asking this question now ! Apart from the COVID-19 pandemic, the death march of celebrities seems to have started. Diego Maradona and Alejandro Sabella left a few days later.

This time Paolo Rossi migrated to the land of no return. The legendary Italian striker, who won the World Cup in 1982, passed away at the age of 64. The news of his death was confirmed by the Italian media. 

Rossi worked as a football expert for the Italian media RAI Sport. They have confirmed the news of the death.

Enrico Varriale , the presenter of the media, tweeted, ‘Very sad day. Paolo Rossi has left us. Pablito is unforgettable for us, he tied us with love in the '82's World Cup. Rest in peace Paolo. '

Rossi, who played for Juventus and AC Milan, is one of the best forwards of all time. Italy won the 1982 World Cup with a great performance. He won a World Cup in Italy after returning from a match-fixing ban. Rossi's first goal was a 3-1 victory over then-West Germany in the final. 

However, Rossi, popularly known as 'Pablito', has been remembered for his hat-trick against Brazil in the second group stage (quarter-finals). Telle Santana is one of the best teams that could not win that Brazil World Cup.

Rossi scored a hat-trick as Italy reached the semifinals, beating Brazil 3-2 against the players like Socrates, Zico, Juninho, Falcao, Eder and Serginho.

This is one of the best performances in the history of the World Cup. In addition to helping Italy win the World Cup that year, Rossi became the best player and top scorer. Ballon d'Or also won. 

Rossi has scored 20 goals in 48 matches for Italy. After taking off his boots, he worked as a football pundit. Leaving the three children, he has gone to the land of no return.,

Rossi spent the rest of his club career in his native Italy. Juventus won the Serie A twice, as well as the European Cup (Champions League) in 1984. 

People are paying homage to him through social media after his death. Former Germany striker Jergen Klinsmann tweeted, "Dear Pablito, we will always remember you." Rossi's wife, Cappelletti Federica, tweeted, "Per sempre" - meaning "forever."

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