Ex-AC Milan President Berlusconi Dies At 86

Silvio Berlusconi, the former president of AC Milan and former Prime Minister of Italy, has passed away at the age of 86. The news of his death was officially announced by the San Raffaele hospital in Milan, where he had been admitted for scheduled medical tests related to his battle with leukaemia. Berlusconi had been diagnosed with the disease in April and had been undergoing chemotherapy.

Berlusconi is known for his contribution to the success of AC Milan, which he took over in February 1986 when the club was facing bankruptcy. He oversaw eight Serie A titles, five successful European Cup and Champions League campaigns, one Coppa Italia and seven Supercoppa trophies. He saved the club from financial ruin and turned it into one of the most successful football clubs in Italy.

Berlusconi’s contribution to Italian politics is also notable. He served as Prime Minister of Italy three times, from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006, and 2008 to 2011. He was known for his controversial policies, including tax cuts and deregulation, as well as his personal scandals.

Apart from football and politics, Berlusconi was also a successful businessman and media tycoon. He owned the Italian television channel Mediaset and was one of the wealthiest men in Italy.

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Berlusconi’s death is a great loss to Italy and the football world. He will be remembered for his contribution to AC Milan and for his impact on Italian politics and media.

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