Gianluca Vialli

Gianluca Vialli

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Updated On September 27, 2022
Cremona, Italy
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Cremona, Italy

Gianluca Vialli is a former Italian football player who played as a striker and a football manager. Moreover, Gianluca Vialli is also a commentator for Sky Sport Italia. Likewise, currently, he is part of the Italian national football team non-playing staff as a delegation chief.

Early life

Gianluca Vialli was born on 9th July 1964 in Cremona, Italy. Currently, he is 58 years old and holds Italian nationality. He grew up in a wealthy family along with his four siblings in a 60 roomed mansion.

However, he has not disclosed the name of his parents and siblings. Gianluca used to attend homeschooling as he was from a rich family and prefer not to go to school.

Career and professional life

Gianluca started his football career in 1980 when he signed for local club Cremonese in Serie C1. He was very good at football. Due to his talent, he was promoted to  Serie B and later transferred to a better club Sampdoria. In Sampdoria Gianluca and his friend Roberto Mancini, were named the goal twins. The two friends had a very good partnership and used to score a lot together.

Shortly after the euro cup 1992 loss, Gianluca transferred to Juventus. Moreover, he won his first UEFA cup from Juventus along with Roberto Baggio, Pierluigi Casiraghi, Paolo Di Canio, and Andreas Möller. After the first season, Gianluca got his goal-scoring ability back. He played in a legendary way and scored a lot of goals for Juventus.

Caption: Vialli with Messi Source: Instagram

Moreover, he helped Juventus win the Scudetto and the Italian cup in 1995. Gianluca scored a total of 38 goals in 102 appearances with Juventus. Later he signed for the well-known premier league team Chelsea.  He made his last professional appearance in Chelsea’s final match of the 1998–99 Premier League, scoring the winning goal against Derby County at Stamford Bridge. Gianluca played a huge role for Italy during the 1990 world cup. Likewise, he has been able to contribute a lot of assists with goals. His mentality and ball control has made him one of the best.

Managerial career

Gianluca first started his Managerial career as a player-manager for Chelsea. Moreover, the following year Chelsea won the European Super Cup with a 1 goal victory against Real Madrid. Likewise, they finished third in the premier league.

Gianluca later joined Watford as a manager in 2001. Watford didn’t finish well with Gianluca. The club finished 14th and Gianluca was stacked after 1 year. Moreover, he provided two assists which were both provided for the golden boot winner Schilacci.

Achievements and net worth

Gianluca has won many trophies throughout his football career. He has won Seria A cup with Sampdoria. Likewise, he has also won a lot of championships with Juventus and Chelsea.

Gianluca Vialli

Caption: Vialli with Euro Cup Source: Instagram

Gianluca Vialli is a former Italian football player who played as a striker and a football manager. Moreover, his estimated net worth is supposed to be about 2 million USD. Moreover, he lives a lavish life in Italy.

Relationship status

Gianluca is married, he is married to Cathryn White-Cooper since 26 August 2003. Moreover, the couple has two beautiful daughters, Olivia and Sofia.

Gianluca has faced a lot of controversies for bad management. However, he has not faced any other controversies or scandals.

Body measurements and social media

Talking about his body measurements, he stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 80kg. He has a pair of dark brown colored eyes and has no hair.

Gianluca doesn’t have any social media accounts except Instagram. Moreover, he has over 400k followers on Instagram. However, he doesn’t seem to use any other social media platforms.


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