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The Italian international became the first ever player to play in the Premier League with Manchester City in December 2016, but it was not until the 2016/17 season that his condition became so serious that he needed surgery.
His diagnosis was later confirmed by a specialist neurologist, and he went on to play five more games in 2017, winning the Europa League for his club in October 2018.
The 36-year-old was named as one of the Football Writers’ Association’s 50 best young talents at the start of the 2018/19 season, and his contribution was even more pronounced in the second half of the campaign.
He started each game for City against Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool in the Champions League group stages, scoring twice against both sides.
In the final of the EFL Cup on March 28, he made his Champions League debut for his country, and scored a late equaliser to beat Portugal in extra time.
He was part of a side that was relegated from the Premier league at the end of the season and ended the campaign with just three wins from 14 games, but was rewarded with his first major trophy at the age of 20, as he won the FA Young Player of the Year award.
As a player, he had a long and successful career.
He played for Italy in both the Serie A and the Serie B, scoring 13 goals in 73 appearances for the national side.
He also featured in the European Championships in 2020 and 2022.
In January 2019, he was the youngest player to score in the Europa Cup final against France, and joined Juventus as a free agent.
It was a breakthrough season, as Juventus finished fifth in Serie A, scoring 24 goals in 37 matches.
His first season in Italy saw him feature in all five of his country’s matches, as well as in the final against Spain in the World Cup.
On January 29, 2020, he became the youngest scorer in the history of the competition when he scored twice against Portugal, becoming the first player in history to score five goals in one game for Juventus.
Since then, he has gone on to score 15 goals in the league, helping his side to a fourth place finish.
A year later, in February 2021, he scored his first senior goal for his new club, in the 4-1 victory over Arsenal, to secure his first trophy in Italy’s top flight.
Following the World War II, he moved to France, playing in a series of World Cup qualifiers, before joining Juventus in 2019.
After the 2020/21 season, he won Serie A with Juventus and became the club’s record scorer, scoring 29 goals in 52 games.
However, he did not play in another World Cup until 2021, when he was included in the squad for the Confederations Cup.
A year later he was called up to the Italy squad for a second tournament in 2019, which he scored in a 2-0 win over Belgium.
Juventus won the tournament in the first leg, with the Italian side advancing to the final, where they were knocked out in penalties.
That same year, he played for his native Italy for three years, scoring 11 goals in 54 games, including a goal and an assist in a 3-0 victory over the Netherlands.
Later in the campaign, he joined Juventus for another three years and scored 18 goals in 70 games.