Walter Zenga Profile
Zenga was born on April 28, 1960, in Milan, Italy. He began his footballing career at the age of 16 when he joined the youth academy of Inter Milan. Zenga quickly rose through the ranks at Inter Milan, and by the age of 21, he was already playing for the first team. He was a key player for Inter Milan during the 1980s, helping the club win several titles, including the UEFA Cup, the Serie A title, and the Supercoppa Italiana.
After 12 seasons at Inter Milan, Zenga joined Italian club Sampdoria in 1994. He spent two seasons at Sampdoria before joining Padova in Italy's Serie B in 1996. Zenga played for Padova for two seasons before joining New England Revolution in the United States in 1999. He spent one season in the United States before returning to Italy to play for Venezia in 2000.
Zenga also had a successful international career, playing for the Italian national team for over a decade. He made his debut for the national team in 1981 and went on to make 58 appearances for his country. He played in three World Cups for Italy, helping them reach the semifinals in 1990.
Throughout his playing career, Zenga was known for his incredible reflexes, his excellent shot-stopping ability, and his commanding presence in the penalty area. Zenga was also an excellent communicator and was able to organize his defence effectively. He played for some of the biggest clubs in Italy, won numerous titles, and was a key player for both the Italian national team and his club teams.
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