Paolo Rossi date of birth:

September 23, 1956

How old is Paolo Rossi?

67

Where was Paolo Rossi born?

Prato, Italy

How tall is Paolo Rossi?

5' 9½" (177 cm)

Paolo Rossi body shape:

Athletic

What color is Paolo Rossi's hair?

Brown - Dark

What is Paolo Rossi's ethnicity?

White

What is Paolo Rossi nationality?

Italian

What is Paolo Rossi's occupation?

Football Player

Paolo Rossi claim to fame:

Team, Milan

Short Biography

Paolo Rossi (born 23 September 1956) is an Italian former footballer, who played as a forward. In 1982, he led Italy to the 1982 FIFA World Cup title, scoring six goals to win the Golden Boot as top goalscorer, and the Golden Ball for the player of the tournament. Rossi is one of only three players to have won all three awards at a World Cup, along with Garrincha in 1962, and Mario Kempes in 1978. Rossi was also awarded the 1982 Ballon d'Or as the European Footballer of the Year for his performances. Along with Roberto Baggio and Christian Vieri, he is Italy's top scorer in World Cup history, with 9 goals in total.