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Tarcisio Burgnich

Tarcisio Burgnich

Tarcisio Burgnich is a former Italian football defender; he was capable of playing any defensive position, being adept as a sweeper, as a centre-back, and also as a full-back on the right. He has Austrian blood from paternal side since the city of Udine was being part of Austria-Hungary Empire before WW1. Due to his imposing stature and physique, as well as his tenacious style of play, Inter team-mate Armando Picchi gave him the nickname "La Roccia"; however, despite his hard-tackling, he was a very correct player. ... more on Wikipedia

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