Gianluca Vialli: Wiki, Bio, Age, Death, Profession, Wife, Parents,

Gianluca Vialli: Wiki, Bio, Age, Death, Profession, Wife, Parents, Children, Career, Education, School, University, Net Worth, Family, Origen, Football, Nationality, Birthdate, Death date, Cause of Death, Place of Death, Illness, and  Recovery: Gianluca Vialli was a well-known professional football player of Italy who had played as the position of a striker. He was also famous as the manager of the Chelsea Football Club of London. His dedication and hard work toward football attracted many people to be his fan. He was also an outstanding football player who let his team win several matches through his outstanding performances and represented Italy’s National Team of football in 2 consecutive FIFA World Cups.


Biography of Gianluca Vialli

Gianluca Vialli was one of the most successful and prosperous sports personalities in Italy. He had taken birth at Cremona, Italy on the 9th of July 1964. Vialli belonged to a mixed race and followed the Christianity religion. Gian followed the Football profession, which was very close to his heart, and enacted his complete strength and endurance to it. Gianluca had served as a professional footballer for 12 years, as a manager of football clubs for 2 years, and also as a commentator.

Early Life, Education, Parents, and Siblings of Gianluca Vialli

Gianluca was born in a Christian family in Cremona city. His family was said to be a multi-core family and many people know him as the son of a billionaire. But these points were never said by Gianluca ever as he emerged as a self-made billionaire.  His dad’s name was Gianfranco, and he was a businessman and owner of a construction company. His mommy’s name was Maria Teresa and she was a housewife. Vialli has 4 siblings, 3 brothers, and 1 sister. The names of his brothers are Nino, Maffo, and Marco and his sister was Mila. Gianluca spent his entire childhood with his parents and siblings and lived in a lavish villa of 60 rooms which was called the Castello di Belgioioso in Cremona.

The father of the football player was a prosperous man and had given the best commodities and gadgets with a luxurious and comfortable life. Similarly, when it came to education, he also managed to give his children the best. He has attended a reputed school in Cremona. But as his foregoing interest and affection for football, he left the school and started to focus on football.

Gianluca Vialli Career as a Football Player

Gianluca was extremely interested in football since his childhood. When he was just 9 years old in 1973, he joined Pizzighettone club and was there till 1978. Then he shifted to the Cremonese club from 1978-1980.

Gianluca Vialli

In 1980, Gianluca debuted his professional career as he was signed in series C1 by the local Cremonese club. He showed astonishing performance on the ground and scored 10 goals. In 1984, he was transferred to Sampdoria. His performance was getting better day by day. He got a nickname The Goal Twins, after his friend and teammate Robert Mancini and his goals duo. Gianluca let his team win the 1990-91 Series A championship and recorded 19 goals to win the title of top scorer of the series. In 1992, he entered the Juventus football club and won the 1st season of the UEFA Cup and also give many memorable victories. And in 1996, he joined the Chelsea club and stayed there till the end of his football career.

Gianluca also played in international tournaments including 2 FIFA World Cups(1986 and 1990) and he played as a member of his mother country’s team, the Italy National Football Team(1985-1992).

Gianluca during FIFA

Gianluca Vialli Career as a Manager

Gianluca became the player manager of Chelsea club in 1998 and became the very 1st Italian to manage players in the Premier League. In 1999, he take retirement as a football player, as want to focus on his duties as a manager. He manages the team until 2000 and joined Watford and worked there until 2002.

Gianluca Vialli Marriage, Wife, and Children

The former professional footballer and manager of Italy was married to Cathryn White-Cooper. He was wedded in a huge wedding ceremony on 26th August 2003. The couple welcomed 2 beautiful daughters and named them Sofia and Olivia.

Vialli’s Health and Illness

Gianluca had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He started his treatment at London’s Royal Marsden Hospital. On November 2018, Gian revealed to his fans that he had overcome a battle with cancer and in 2020, doctors said that he recovered from the disease. Everything was good. But, on December 2022, the disease pop up again for the 2nd time.

Death of Gianluca Vialli

Gianluca left this world on 6th January 2023, while battling cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London.

Gianluca Vialli’s Net Worth

The net worth of Gianluca Vialli was around $30 million.

Below are the key details about Gianluca Vialli, his age, birthdate, family,  father, mother, brother, sister, spouse, children, school, education, hometown, profession,  nationality, body measurements, age, height, weight, eye colour, hair colour, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, cast, birthday, birthplace,  zodiac sign, date of death, religion, and net worth.

Gianluca Vialli Information Table

Name Gianluca Vialle
Nickname Not Known
Gender Male
Profession Footballer, manager
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 180 cm

in meters- 1.80 m

Weight (approx.) Not Known
Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Bald
Date of Birth 9 July 1964
Age (at the time of death) 58
Birth Place Cremona, Italy
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality Italian
Hometown Cremona, Italy
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Mixed
Caste Not Known
Race Mix
Hobbies/Interests Football
Date of Death 6 January 2023
Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Gianfranco

Mother: Maria Teresa

Siblings Brother: Nino, Maffo, and Marco

Sister: Mila

Husband/Wife/Spouse Cathryn White-Cooper
Children 2
Net Worth $30 million

Gianluca posted on his Instagram while celebrating for the win.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Gianluca

  • He was born to a billionaire father.
  • He represented the Italian National Football team in 2 consecutive FIFA World Cups( 1986 and 1990).


1.What is the age of Gianluca Vialli?

He died at the age of 58.

2. Who is the father of Gianluca Vialli?

Mr. Gianfranco

3. How many kids did Gianluca had in his life?

2 daughters.

4. What was the nickname of Vialli?

He was called as the Twin Goal along with his friend and teammate Robert.

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