Saturday September 3 2016
Cagliari mourn title hero Nene

Cagliari are in mourning for Brazilian Claudio Nenè, who starred in their Scudetto-winning campaign in 1969-70.

The midfielder died at the age of 74 after a respiratory illness.

Full name Claudio Olinto de Carvalho was born in San Paolo, but remained in Sardinia after his retirement.

Nenè played 311 games in the Cagliari jersey and scored 23 goals.

He also played for Santos alongside Pele and spent one season at Juventus.

After retiring, he became a Coach at youth level with Cagliari, Fiorentina and Juventus.

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