In this interview between Serie A and Lionello Manfredonia, the former Roma and Lazio player spoke about his current soccer academy, his career, and the upcoming Derby della Capitale taking place on 20/03/2022.
Career & Current Activities
He made 233 senior appearances for the Biancocelesti (from 1975/76 to 1984/85) and 95 for the Giallorossi (from 1987/88 to 1989/90) before unfortunately retiring at the age of 33 due to a heart attack that he suffered on 30 December 1989 in an away fixture against Bologna.
During his career, the sweeper and central defensive midfielder also made 77 appearances for Juventus, where he won a Scudetto and Intercontinental Cup, and secured four caps for the Italy national team.
Currently, the Italian is involved with Il Vero Calcio (The Authentic Football) – an academy, which focuses on improving the technical skills of young soccer players aged 10 to 16.
Interview With Lionello Manfredonia
To watch the full interview conducted by Serie A with Manfredonia, check out the video below that features an English voice-over in addition to English subtitles.