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Watch: Tribute to Juventus icon Giampiero Boniperti 'RIP, Presidentissimo'

Paying tribute to former Juventus striker and club president Giampiero Boniperti.

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Boniperti passed away today at the age of 92.

After leaving his mark on the pitch and becoming the second all-time goalscorer of the club, Boniperti acted as Juventus president between 1971 and 1990. During his 20 years in charge, Boniperti oversaw the Bianconeri becoming one of the most successful teams in Europe.

"This is the news we never wanted to give you. Today, June 18, 2021, we bid farewell to Giampiero Boniperti, who passed away in Turin at the age of 92," Juventus said in a statement.

Juve described him as "an indelible figure", adding: "Thanks for everything. Rest in peace, Presidentissimo."

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