Fabrizio Miccoli Biography – Wiki
Fabrizio Miccoli is a former Italian professional football striker who has been handed jail sentence after seeking out the help of Mauro Lauricella, known as the son of Mafia boss Antonio Calderone, to recover a debt in the Kalsa district of Palermo, Italy.
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He is 40 years old.
Fabrizio Miccoli Short Review
- Full Name: Fabrizio Miccoli
- Position: Striker
- Total Matches Played: 259
- Teams Played For: Perugia, Juventus, Fiorentina, Palermo, Benefica, Leece and Birkirkara
- Retirement Year: 2015
- Wife: Flaviana Miccoli
- Children: 2
Fabrizio Miccoli Found Guilty of Mafia Extortion Racket
According to reports in Italy, The 40-year-old striker was assisting a friend that was owed £17,000 (€20,000) in a deal with a businessman from Sicily, Italy.
The discussion over the money stems from the sale of a night club in Isola delle Femmine, Sicily.
The ex-Juventus player reportedly turned to the Mafia in the hopes of claiming the money for his friend.
The judgement was handed down on Wednesday afternoon, with the ex-Italy international lawyers confirming they would appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
According to the Daily Star, the star’s crime has also been affected after investigators finding out the conversation of him insulting anti-Mafia judge Giovanni Falcone.
The man who carried out the money extortion using ‘Mafia methods’ was handed jail sentences on appeal for seven years last summer.
The Italian ,who is also remembered for being a ‘FIFA 13 legend’ on Ultimate Team, spent the majority of his career in Italy.
In early 2010, Miccoli made national news after he purchased an earring belonging to his childhood hero Diego Maradona. The earring had been confiscated by the national tax office during a visit by Maradona to Italy. It was sold at a public auction for €25,000. After confirming the purchase, Miccoli revealed he would return the earring to Maradona if he were to meet him.
Fabrizio Miccoli Jail Sentence
Former Juventus player will be jailed for a three-and-a-half-year sentence over a Mafia extortion racket.