Omar Sívori, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Omar Sívori

Italian footballer

Date of Birth: 02-Oct-1935

Place of Birth: San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Death: 17-Feb-2005

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Omar Sívori

  • Enrique Omar Sívori (Spanish: [en'rike o'ma? 'sißo?i], Italian: ['??mar 'si?vori]; 2 October 1935 – 17 February 2005) was an Italian Argentine football player and manager who played as a forward.
  • At club level, he is known for his successful time with Italian side Juventus during the late 1950s and early 1960s, where he won three Serie A titles among other trophies; he also played for River Plate in Argentina and Napoli in Italy. His international debut defending Argentina, was winning the 1957 South American Championship.
  • Later in his career, he defended Italy and took part in some of the 1962 World Cup.
  • After his retirement as player, he coached several teams in Argentina, including Independent side. Regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation and as one of the greatest football players of all time, Sívori was known for his outstanding skill, speed, goalscoring ability, technique, creativity, and his footballing talent was widely acclaimed.
  • He won the South American Championship Best Player award in 1957 and the coveted European Footballer of the Year award in 1961.

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