Antonio Cabrini


“A role model for youth” Special Prize Paolo Rossi




Following his debut in professional sports with Cremona and Atalanta, Cabrini joined Trapattoni’s Juventus: dedicating his entire career as a player to the team from Turin, winning 6 championships, 2 Italian Cups and all the major UEFA club competitions.


Permanent player on Bearzot’s Italian national team, he became World Champion in the city of Madrid: at the historic World Cup in Spain, he earned his place as top player, establishing himself as one of the first modern full-backs in international football.


He returned to the field as a coach: after his debut at the helm of Arezzo, throughout the years he has guided teams from the side-lines of Crotone, Pisa, Novara and the Syrian national team.


A new phase of his career began in the world of women’s football: chosen as coach of the Italian national team, he coached the team for five years, leading them to the quarter-finals at the 2013 European Championships in Sweden.