Ivo Cocconi is confirmed dead at the age of 90.
Ivo was best known as a Italian footballer .
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Ivo Cocconi
Personal information
Date of birth(1929-05-28)28 May 1929
Place of birthParma, Italy
Date of death14 February 2020(2020-02-14) (aged 90)
Playing positionDefender
Senior career*
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Ivo Cocconi (28 May 1929, in Parma – 14 February 2020) was an Italian football player, who operated as a defender.
He made his debut on 2 April 1950 in a 2–1 defeat against Cesena at the age of twenty. Three years later, as captain, he led the side to promotion to Serie B. His final game for the club was on 13 May 1962 in a 2–0 defeat at Messina. He was never relegated as a player and he finished his career in Serie B with 200 appearances and 2 goals.
Cocconi held the record for league appearances at Parma, playing 308 times for the club, until being surpassed by Alessandro Lucarelli in 2017.
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