Italian Football Manager, Bruno Bolchi, dies at 82

Italian Football Manager, Bruno Bolchi, dies at 82

Bruno Bolchi was an Italian football manager as well as a midfielder. He played for Inter, Verona, Atalanta, and Torino during his career, as well as the Italy national team. Bolchi was on the first Panini sticker, which was issued in 1961.

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The first Panini player, Bruno Bolchi, passed away at the age of 82.

Bruno Bolchi, a former midfielder for Italy and Inter Milan who appeared on the first Panini card published in 1961, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 82, the sticker company said on Twitter.

The Modena, Italy-based Panini Group is well known around the globe for their World Cup sticker books and player cards, which have been produced for each competition since 1970. In Argentina, the search for the stickers has sent the soccer-crazy nation into a frenzy and left many stores with no stock left to sell ahead of this year’s World Cup in Qatar.

Bruno Bolchi Age, Family, Early Life

Bruno Bolchi was born in Milan, Italy on February 21, 1940(82 years old). He holds an Italian nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Pisces.

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We don’t have much detailed information regarding his family. His family’s verified information will be provided later.

Bruno Bolchi Wife, What about his Children?

Detailed information about Bruno Bolchi’s wife and children is not provided on the internet. It seems like he was more private in his personal life.

Bruno Bolchi Career, What was his profession?

On May 18, 1958, F.C. Internazionale Milano’s Bruno Bolchi made his Serie A debut at the age of 18 in a road loss to S.S.C. Napoli. He spent six seasons with the Nerazzurri, earning 109 caps, ten goals, and the moniker “Maciste” for his intimidating build, power, and aggressive style of play.  Between 1961 and 1962, he served as team captain. During his time with the club, he enjoyed considerable success, taking home the Serie A championship in 1963 and the European Cup in 1964.

He next played for Serie B team Verona before returning to the top flight to play for Atalanta and Torino, where his playing days came to an end in 1970. With the latter club, he had also won the Coppa Italia in 1968. Bolchi had four appearances for the Italy national team, all in 1961. In 1971, Bolchi began his coaching career with Pro Patria, a Seconda Categoria team at the time (at the time, Seconda Categoria was the sixth level of Italian football).

He began working as a professional coach at Sorrento in 1974. He also served as Pistoiese’s coach, who won the Serie C championship in 1976–1977 and was promoted to Serie B. In 1982, he took over as the head coach of Cesena, a Serie A side, but was unable to prevent its relegation.

Coach in Serie A

Despite a lengthy coaching career throughout Italy, Bolchi has only managed to coach in Serie A twice since that time. In 1985–86, his third season as Bari’s manager, after two consecutive promotions from Serie C1 (winning the 1983–84 Serie C1 title), Bolchi was unable to save the biancorossi from relegation.

His previous Serie A position before 2007 was as head coach of Pisa, but he was fired following the 22nd matchday. Bolchi was appointed head coach of Messina on April 23, 2007, with just five games left before the league’s conclusion. He had previously led the team in Serie C in 1975–1976 and Serie B for six games at the conclusion of the 2002–2003 season. Due to his failure to prevent relegation and Messina’s dismal league standing prior to his employment, he eventually decided to give up football after the season.

How much is Bruno Bolchi Net Worth?

It is impossible to estimate Bruno Bolchi’s net worth at the time of writing because no information about his earnings has been made public.

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Which school and college did he go to?

Bruno Bolchi’s college and school information have yet to be disclosed.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Bruno Bolchi is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Bruno Bolchi’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and White
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Bruno Bolchi’s should be knows

NationalityItalian
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac signPisces
Relationship StatusSingle

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