Toninho Cerezo was a Brazilian midfielder who became one of Roma’s standout stars of the 1980s.
While he only made just over 100 appearances for the club, he still earned a place in folklore thanks to his qualities and personality – and is a member of the AS Roma Hall of Fame.
After being recommended to the club by midfield compatriot Paulo Roberto Falcao, Cerezo won two trophies with Roma before leaving for Sampdoria, where he would win the Serie A title.
But can you sort the fact from fiction about the Brazilian star, who turns 65 on 21st April, 2020 – sharing a birthday with the city of Rome itself?
Happy 65th birthday to former #ASRoma midfielder Toninho Cerezo! 🎉— Giallorossi Yorkshire (@RomaYorkshire) April 21, 2020
The Brazilian was part of the team that reached the European Cup Final in 1984.
Tanti auguri! 🥳
There are 10 statements about Cerezo below – all you have to do is click whether they are true or false.