Adriano Lombardi

Adriano Lombardi (7 August 1945 - 30 November 2007), nicknamed il rosso di Ponsacco, was an Italian football player and a football coach, mostly known for his time spent at U.S. Avellino.

He played as a midfielder with many teams, in particular Perugia, Como and Avellino.

In November 2007, at the age of 62, he died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, in Mercogliano.

In his honour, the number 10 Avellino jersey, worn by Lombardi during his time for the "lupi", has been retired.

On 9 June 2011 Stadio Partenio has been dedicated to Lombardi.

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