Ron Barassi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Ron Barassi

Australian rules footballer and coach

Date of Birth: 27-Feb-1936

Place of Birth: Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia

Profession: Australian rules footballer, Australian rules football coach

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Ron Barassi

  • Ronald Dale Barassi Jr (born 27 February 1936) is a retired Australian rules football player and coach.
  • During a long and decorated career, Barassi has been one of the most important figures in the history of Australian football.
  • His father Ron Barassi Sr., also a prominent Australian rules footballer, was killed at Tobruk during World War II.
  • The young Barassi spent his latter teenage years living with Norm Smith, coach of the Melbourne Football Club and a former teammate of his father.Barassi's name is synonymous with Australian football.
  • He is held by many as the game's greatest identity and was the first player to be inaugurated into the Australian Football Hall of Fame as a "Legend".Barassi's coaching career was both successful and regarded by many as revolutionary.
  • His clean record and passion for the game has earned him a place as celebrity and popular culture figure in Australia.
  • He was named Victorian of the Year in 2009.

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