He left a profound mark in the history of Italian football: not only the Perugia coach of miracles but one of the most sought-after technicians in the 70s and 80s
He was a calm man, a very refined strategist, the first – and today he must be recognized – to study the patterns of basketball and translate them into a soccer field. In many ways a forerunner, an intelligent and capable coach – with the idea of an offensive game – of anticipating the times. Ilario Castagner – who passed away today at the age of 82 – left a trace in the history of Italian football that was both profound – as far as he did – and delicate, because the man was like this, unwilling to self-incense himself, more inclined to listening and analyzing.
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