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Daniele Massaro

Personal information
Full nameDaniele Massaro
Place of birthMonza, Italy
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9.7 in)
Playing positionForward

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Daniele Massaro (born May 23, 1961 in Monza) is a former Italian football (soccer) forward. He was a member of the Italian squad that won the FIFA World Cup held in Spain in 1982.

Massaro made a name for himself at A.C. Milan. He scored two goals in the Champions League Final of 1994 against FC Barcelona, which Milan won 4 0. He was also Milan’s top scorer in Serie A in 1993/1994 season, helping them to the title. Surprisingly capped only 15 times for Italy, his international career actually spanned more than a decade (1982 94); he played for Italy at the 1994 FIFA World Cup. The same year, he scored twice in the European Cup final as AC Milan defeated FC Barcelona 4 0.

On leaving AC Milan in 1995, he also played for a year in the J-League of Japan with the Shimizu S-Pulse.

He was also the captain of the Italian Beach Soccer National Team for a couple of years.

Along with Franco Baresi and Roberto Baggio, Massaro missed a penalty kick against Brazil in the 1994 World Cup in the shootout which cost Italy the title. Massaro also missed a one-on-one opportunity in the same match.

He currently works at AC Milan, in the public relations department, as a PR manager.

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