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Marco Tardelli

Born Sep 24, 1954

Marco Tardelli is a former football player from Italy, and is the current assistant manager for the Republic of Ireland. He played defensive midfielder with Juventus and the Italian national team. He was part of the Italian side to win the 1982 World Cup and was five time Italian Serie A champion. He was well known for his battling qualities, primarily his stamina and mental toughness as well as his ruthless tackling.… Read More

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1954 Birth Born in 1954.


1975 21 Years Old Tardelli was born at Capanne di Careggine, in the province of Lucca (Tuscany). He started his career in the Italian Serie C with the club of Pisa. Two years later he played in the Serie B with Como before joining Serie A giants Juventus in October 1975. … Read More
1976 22 Years Old Tardelli made his international debut on 7 April 1976 against Portugal.
1978 24 Years Old He played at the 1978 World Cup and the 1980 European Football Championship.
1982 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was part of the Italian side to win the 1982 World Cup and was five time Italian Serie A champion. … Read More


1985 31 Years Old He won a total of 81 caps for Italy, playing his final game for them against Norway in September 1985.
1988 34 Years Old 1 More Event
He retired as a player in 1988.
1993 39 Years Old In 1993 he switched to Como of Serie C1. … Read More


1995 41 Years Old In 1995 he took over Cesena, another Serie B team. … Read More
2000 46 Years Old His success with the Italian Under 21 side, led Tardelli to became the manager of Internazionale for the 2000–01 season.
2001 47 Years Old His tenure with the Nerazzurri would be short, following a string of embarrassing defeats especially a 6–0 defeat to local rivals AC Milan, Tardelli was fired in June 2001. … Read More


2006 52 Years Old Tardelli served for a short time as part of the administrative council of his old club Juventus in 2006, before resigning in 2007 allegedly due to differences with the hierarchy regarding the direction the club was heading towards.
2008 54 Years Old In February 2008, he joined Giovanni Trapattoni, who was recently appointed Republic of Ireland national team manager. … Read More
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