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Marco Tardelli

Marco Tardelli
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Date of birth24 September 1954(age 62)
Place of birthCapanne di Careggine, Italy
Playing positionMidfielder

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Marco Tardelli (born 24 September 1954) is a former football player from Italy, and is the current assistant manager for the Republic of Ireland. He played defensive midfielder with Juventus and the Italian national team. He was part of the Italian side to win the 1982 World Cup and was five time Italian Serie A champion. He was well known for his battling qualities, primarily his stamina and mental toughness as well as his ruthless tackling. He was also known for his technical abilities and his ability to score vital goals.


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