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Rest In Peace: Giorgio Chinaglia

1 Apr

From The Huffington Post

Giorgio Chinaglia Dead: Former Cosmos, Lazio Soccer Star Dies

ROME — Former New York Cosmos star Giorgio Chinaglia died of complications from a heart attack Sunday. The Italian soccer great was 65.

Chinaglia died at his home in Naples, Fla., his son, Anthony, said through family friend Charlie Stillitano, who was Chinaglia’s co-host on a Sirius XM radio show.
Chinaglia was the all-time leading scorer in the North American Soccer League after starring with the Italian club Lazio. He scored 262 goals in his eight seasons with the Cosmos that began in 1976. Continue reading