GIAMPIERO BONIPERTI has died of heart failure aged 92.

The Juventus legend, who had retired from public life in recent years, passed away overnight.

Giampiero Boniperti became a legend at Juve during his playing days

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Giampiero Boniperti became a legend at Juve during his playing daysCredit: PA
Boniperti was Juve's honorary club president in his latter years

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Boniperti was Juve’s honorary club president in his latter yearsCredit: Rex

Boniperti rose to iconic status in Turin, playing 444 games between 1946 and 1961.

He later served the club in a variety of different roles, including as director and honorary president.

His funeral will take place in the coming days.

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