The Sicilian football mourns the death of Giuseppe Salerno, unforgettable goalkeeper of Messina in the 1950s. He turned 93 years old on August 6. Salerno, known as the “flying goalkeeper” for his agility in saving shots, was the captain of ACR Messina and later became a coach. At the age of 20, he was called up by Juventus, but the deal fell through due to a difference of 3 million lire in the asking price. The news of his passing was announced by his son, and ACR Messina offered their condolences to the family. Many people expressed their sympathy and remembered his achievements. Salerno’s death is being mourned as the loss of a significant piece of history.
Messina in lutto per la morte dell’ex portiere “volante” Giuseppe Salerno