Soccer-Outgoing Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni (Reuters)

Sept 11 (Reuters) – Factbox on Giovanni Trapattoni who left his position as Ireland soccer manager on Wednesday: *Born March 17, 1939 in Cusano Milanino, Italy. * The 74-year-old Trapattoni had a successful player career with AC Milan, before turning to management. PLAYING CAREER *Trapattoni, who operated as a defender or defensive midfielder, made 274 appearances for AC Milan between 1959 and 1971. He then spent a season at Varese before retiring. …

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