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Football mourns Italo Galbiati: Capello’s historic deputy has passed away at the age of 85

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A former player of Inter, Reggina and Como, he was a trusted assistant to Fabio Capello from Milan to Russia, via Roma, Juventus and Real Madrid.

The definition of “Fabio Capello’s historical vice”, in fact, is too shorthand to describe what it was Italo Galbiati To the football world: a trusted assistant, a very important technical collaborator. The bad news today: He passed away at the age of 85.

As a footballer, he played for Inter, Reggina, Lecco and Como: then, as soon as he hung up his boots, he coached Milan, captaining the first team several times and captaining the Primavera.

And this is where cooperation with him begins Fabio Capello You follow him practically everywhere: with the Rossoneri, winning it all, at Roma and Real Madrid. At Juventus he covered the role of technical collaborator.

Even on trials with the English and Russian national teams: in short, an essential friend and right arm.

In the 1970s he was also director of the youth sector at Inter, and discovered, among other things, the talent of Walter Zenga: in the last years of his football experience, he assisted the youth sector at Monza.

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And today football mourns him: He died at the age of 85, Inheriting the very important memories that he lived through his career. Titles and experiences won.

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