The Turin heavyweights finished the season as champions. It was the first of seven Scudetti Scirea would seize during 14 years as a Juve player, during which time he made 552 appearances – a record that lasted until broken by Alessandro Del Piero decades later. Scirea also remains one of only five men to have won the Intercontinental Cup, European Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Cup and UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, alongside Antonio Cabrini, Sergio Brio, Stefano Tacconi and Danny Blind.
Scirea also excelled for Italy, winning 78 caps and playing an indispensable role in their 1982 FIFA World Cup? triumph. Remarkably, in around 700 professional appearances, he never once received a red card.
“He was one of the greatest players in history,Cheap Fifa Coins,” recalled Dino Zoff, his long-time Juventus and Italy team-mate. “The most graceful player I have ever seen. He had the skill of a playmaker. He could do everything. There will never be another of his kind.”
Scirea quit playing in 1988 but didn’t quit his beloved Juventus, assuming the role of club scout. Twenty-five years ago to this Wednesday, while checking out upcoming opponents Gornik Zabrze in Poland, he was tragically killed in a car accident.