Football champion Gigi Riva has died at the age of 79

Italy's record goal scorer and former Cagliari forward Luigi Riva died at the age of 79. Riva had been in hospital in Sardinia's capital after reportedly suffering a heart attack in late January. Nicknamed 'Roar of Thunder', Riva scored 35 goals in 42 appearances for the Azzurri, with whom he won the 1968 European Championship and


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