The former Italian international player had suffered, between November 13 and 20, the amputation of his legs due to complications from pre-existing pathologies caused by his contagion by COVID-19.
Rome. Mauro Bellugi, former Inter Milan and Italian national team player, died this Saturday at the age of 71 due to complications from COVID-19, after his infection forced doctors last November to amputate both legs.
Bellugi, a defender who was champion of Italy in 1971 with Inter, died in the Milanese hospital in Niguarda, where he had been admitted since last November 4 because of the coronavirus, the Italian media report.
In his career, Bellugi played with Inter (1969-1974), Bologna (1974-1979), Naples (1979-1980) and Pistoiese (1981-1982).
He also wore the shirt of the Italian national team from 1972 to 1980.
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