Teaneck-born Soccer Star Giuseppe Rossi Coming to Fair Lawn
Giuseppe Rossi, striker for Villareal C.F. and the Italian National Team, will sign autographs on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at B&B Wine & Liquor on River Road in Fair Lawn.
Rossi, who was born in Teaneck and grew up in Clifton but moved to Italy at age 12 to pursue a soccer career, has played professionally for Manchester United, Newcastle United, Parma, Villareal C.F. and the Italian National Team. He's currently back in the states rehabbing an ACL injury that he suffered back in April.
"He's a really good guy," said B&B manager Charles Yalovitser, who, as a friend of a friend to Rossi, has hung out with him on several occasions,
The 25-year-old striker's appearance at B&B on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. will coincide with a free wine tasting event.