Davide Astori

Italian footballer (1987-2018)

Davide Astori (7 January 1987 – 4 March 2018) was an Italian professional footballer. He played as a central defender. He was born in San Giovanni Bianco, Italy.

Astori in June 2015

Astori started his senior career with Milan, spending loan spells with Pizzighettone and Cremonese. In 2008 Cagliari signed him. He played youth football for Pontisola. He made his international debut for Italy in 2011 and represented his country 14 times, scoring one goal.

Astori died in a hotel room in Udine, Italy of a heart attack on 4 March 2018 at the age of 31.[1][2]


  1. Unwin, Will (4 March 2018). "Fiorentina captain Davide Astori dies suddenly aged 31". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  2. "Davide Astori: Fiorentina captain and Italy international dies at the age of 31". BBC News. 4 March 2018. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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