Bruno Conti is a retired Italian professional footballer who played as a winger. He is widely regarded as one of the best Italian players of his generation, and his playing career was marked by a string of successes and achievements.
Conti was born on March 13, 1955, in Nettuno, just south of Rome. He began his football career at a young age, joining the youth academy at AS Roma. He made his professional debut for the club in 1973, at the age of 18. Conti quickly established himself as a regular in the Roma team and helped them win the Serie A title in the 1982-83 season. He was also a key member of the Italy team that won the 1982 World Cup, his fantastic performances widely acknowledged as one of the reasons for the Azzurri's success, Conti giving the team the attacking flair to go alongside Paolo Rossi's finishing and their fine defence and midfield.
Conti's style of play was characterized by his technical ability, pace, and dribbling skills. He was known for his ability to beat defenders with ease and create chances for his teammates. His performances for Roma caught the eye of several top European clubs, but he remained loyal to his boyhood club throughout his career.
Conti's time at Roma was marked by several successes, including a Serie A title, and five Coppa Italia titles. Conti scored 47 goals in 402 appearances for the club and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in their history.
Conti also had a successful international career, representing Italy at the 1982 and 1986 World Cups. He scored one goal in the 1982 tournament and was a key member of the team that won the trophy. Conti played in all of Italy's matches at the 1986 World Cup but retired from international football after the tournament.
After retiring from playing, Conti became a coach and had various roles with his beloved Roma.
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