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Italy and AC Milan legend Cesare Maldini dies aged 84

Italy and AC Milan legend Cesare Maldini dies aged 84

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AC Milan legend and former Italy coach Cesare Maldini has died at the age of 84.

The father of another Milan great, Paolo Maldini died on Sunday, his family announced.

Cesare Maldini played over 400 matches for the Rossoneri between 1954 and 1966, winning four Serie A titles and the European Cup in 1963. He also managed the club between 1972-1974.

In 1996, he became the coach of Italy – with son Paolo captaining the team.

AC Milan in a statement paid tribute to one of its greats.

He also led Paraguay to the 2002 World Cup.

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