“CAREER IN FAIR PLAY” Category
A fair football player, strong both technically and tactically, a captain beloved by his teammates.
He was born in Florence and, footballing speaking, he grew up in the Fiorentina football team where he made his debut in Serie A at the age of 18.
From the very beginning, he proved himself as a playmaker.
However, he showed his true skills with the Hellas Verona football team.
"Bell'Antonio" ( literally, the handsome Antonio) or "il Dige", as he was called by his mates, was the main protagonist of the very game plans which make the Verona football team to win the Italian Championship.
Every ball was touched by him, every action was carefully thought by him, every game plan was suggested by his ideas... He could have considered him as the "coach on the field" of today.
Today he is living his passion for football and he is making it live both as an opinionist and tv commentator.