Friday May 22 2020
Simoni has died at the age of 81

Former Lazio, Napoli and Inter coach Luigi Simoni died today at the age of 81.

The famous coach and former midfielder, who had been hospitalised after suffering a stroke in 2019, has died today on May 22, 2020.

Football has lost another hero in Gigi, who won the UEFA Cup with Inter in 1997-98 and experienced spells in the dugout of Napoli, Torino, Genoa, Lazio and Siena.

Born in Crevalcore on January 22, 1939, he went on to play for Napoli, Torino and Juventus among others, before starting as a coach at Genoa and ending his career in football as President at Cremonese in 2015, leaving a club he had brought back to Serie A as coach in 1993.

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