Antonio Cabrini

Italian Footballer and Manager
Born Oct 8, 1957

Antonio Cabrini is an Italian professional football coach currently of Italy women's national and a former player. He has played left-back, mainly with Juventus. He won the 1982 FIFA World Cup with the Italian national team. In 2007, he was very close to become the manager of the Syrian national football team. After long-running negotiations between the Syrian Football Federation and the Syrian national team sponsors, no agreement was achieved between the sides.… Read More

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1957 Birth Born on October 8, 1957.


1973 15 Years Old Cabrini was born in Cremona, Lombardy. He made his professional football debut with the local team U.S. Cremonese in the Serie C during the 1973–74 season, making 3 appearances and gaining a starting place the following 1974–75 season.
1975 17 Years Old In the 1975–76 season he played in the Serie B for Atalanta, and in the summer of 1976 he was acquired by Juventus, the team for which he was to spend most of his career. … Read More


Cabrini was called up to Italy's being part of the list of 20 players to participate in the 1978 FIFA World Cup despite being uncapped (he however, had 23 caps for junior teams).
1980 22 Years Old He also represented Italy at Euro 1980 as a starter on home soil, finishing the tournament in fourth place, after reaching the semi-finals. … Read More
1987 29 Years Old In total, he earned 73 caps for his country and scored 9 goals (an Italy international record for a defender), ending his career with the Azzurri in October 1987, earning his final appearance on 17 October 1987, in a 0–0 draw against Switzerland. … Read More


2007 49 Years Old He was announced to become the head coach of Syria national football team in September 2007, but soon after the announcement, problems started in the Syrian FA between the board of Directors and the Syrian National Teams Sponsors and thus the agreement with Cabrini was finally terminated in February 2008, before he actually managed the team.


2008 50 Years Old Later in 2008, he briefly contested the Italian TV reality show L'Isola dei Famosi (localized version of Celebrity Survivor).
2009 51 Years Old In June 2009 he entered into politics by joining Italy of Values, as party responsible for sports issues in the Lazio region. … Read More
2010 52 Years Old He was planned to take the Syrian team through the World Cup 2010 Qualifications and to make a preparation camp in Italy, but all that was canceled after the financial problems within the FA. … Read More
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