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Italian football mourns death of Sampdoria president Riccardo Garrone

Italian football is in mourning following the passing of Sampdoria president Riccardo Garrone.

Garrone, who would have been 77 on Wednesday, passed away yesterday after a battle against illness.

The Honorary President of energy company ERG, who has six children, bought Doria in January 2002 from Enrico Mantovani.

His oldest son Edoardo is Sampdoria's Vice-President.

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