Tag: Atalanta

Josip Ilicic: I almost lost my life in 2018 and considered retirement after Davide Astori’s death

Atalanta’s topscorer Josip Ilicic has revealed he considered retirement and feared he would die in his sleep after the death of Fiorentina captain and close friend David Astori and sickness. In the summer of 2018, the striker was down with a condition that confined him to the hospital bed hooked on a drip. The sickness […]

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Ex-Chelsea player Mario Pašalić scores but it wasn’t enough to continue Atalanta dream

A solitary strike from Mario Pašalić, a “former” Chelsea player, would have been enough to take Atalanta into the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League, but the brilliance of PSG stopped their dream at the dearth. Pasalic who left Chelsea last year made his stay at Bergamo-based Atalanta permanent last month after an initial loan […]

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