Farewell To Pierino Prati, Milan’s Man of The Hat-Trick

The world of calcio lost another giant as former Milan striker Pierino Prati died at 73 today. Just a few days after Mario Corso, another iconic player from the 1960s left this world, taking away a good share of sweet memories from the most aged football fans. Prati went down in history as the first player to have ever scored a hat-trick in a European Cup Final.

Mario Corso Dies at 79, Grande Inter Lose Another Piece

The Grande Inter – the almost-invincible Nerazzurri squad from the 1960s - lost another piece as unforgettable number 11 Mario Corso died on Friday aged 79. Corso was known for his trademark “dead leaf free-kick” consisting of hitting the ball on the inside of the foot to give it such an effect as to make it dip or curl at the last minute.