Paolo Maldini is an Italian retired professional footballer famous for spending his entire 24-year professional career with A.C. Milan in the Serie A. He played for the Italy national football team from 1988 to 2002, during which he appeared in four FIFA World Cups and three UEFA European Championships. He is considered one of the finest defenders in football history.
He is the son of Maria Luisa De Mezzi and the famous Italian footballer Cesare Maldini. In 1994, he and former model Adriana Fossa tied the knot. The pair had their first child, Christian, in 1996. Their second child, Daniel, was born in 2001.
In 1999, World Soccer placed him at the 21st position on their list of the 100 greatest footballers of the 20th century. In 2004, FIFA also included him in their list of the 100 greatest living footballers in the world. In 2012, he received his induction into the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
is a famous Italian footballer,
who was born on
June 26, 1968. As a person born on this date, Paolo Maldini is listed in our database as the 12th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 26) and the 63rd most popular for the year (1968).
People born on June 26
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
Paolo Maldini is the 323rd most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Paolo Maldini's birthday, Paolo Maldini is the 36th most famous Italian and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Milan, Italy.
In general, Paolo Maldini ranks as the 3949th
most popular famous person, and the 156th most popular footballer of all time.
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