Italians of Ukrainian Descent: Pietro Vierchowod, Leone Ginzburg, Angelica Balabanoff, Predrag Matvejevic, Giorgio Scerbanenco, Yaroslav Trofimov Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158560394

Published: June 24th 2010

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28 pages


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Italians of Ukrainian Descent: Pietro Vierchowod, Leone Ginzburg, Angelica Balabanoff, Predrag Matvejevic, Giorgio Scerbanenco, Yaroslav Trofimov  by  Books LLC

Italians of Ukrainian Descent: Pietro Vierchowod, Leone Ginzburg, Angelica Balabanoff, Predrag Matvejevic, Giorgio Scerbanenco, Yaroslav Trofimov by Books LLC
June 24th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 28 pages | ISBN: 9781158560394 | 8.38 Mb

Chapters: Pietro Vierchowod, Leone Ginzburg, Angelica Balabanoff, Predrag Matvejevi?, Giorgio Scerbanenco, Yaroslav Trofimov. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 27. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in theMoreChapters: Pietro Vierchowod, Leone Ginzburg, Angelica Balabanoff, Predrag Matvejevi?, Giorgio Scerbanenco, Yaroslav Trofimov. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 27. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

Excerpt: Appearances (Goals). National team caps and goals correct as of December 17, 2006Pietro Vierchowod (born April 6, 1959 in Calcinate) is an Italian former footballer turned coach. An old-style defender, Vierchowod was nicknamed the zar because he was the son of a Ukrainian Red Army soldier. Vierchowod was a man-marker, and a great tactical reader of the game. He also possessed lightning pace and acceleration, even in the last year of his career at the age of 41. It is often said that Vierchowod was never outsprinted on the football pitch during his long and distinguished career. Vierchowod started his professional football career for Como, before moving to Fiorentina.

However, his first successes came when he moved to AS Roma, winning a Serie A scudetto in 1983. Then he moved to Sampdoria, with whom he won four Italian Cups, one Cup Winners Cup and another scudetto, in 1991. In 1995 he signed for Juventus, where he acted as an experienced defender and won his only UEFA Champions League in 1996 at the age of 37. However even at this late stage of his career Vierchowod was still very much a world-class player.

He is particularly remembered for his superb performance in the final in Rome against Ajax Amsterdam which Juve won on penalties. He then moved on to AC Milan and Piacenza Calcio, for whom he continued to play regularly despite being 41 years of age. He eventually retired in 2000. Vierchowod played 562 Serie A matches, being fourth only to Paolo Maldini, Gianluca Pagliuca and Dino Zoff. He was also capped 45 times with the Italian national football team, and scored 2 goals.

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