Tony DiCicco Dies; Wethersfield Native Led US Women to Soccer Gold Medals – Hartford Courant

Tony DiCicco, who led the United States women’s national team to gold medals in the 1996 Olympics and the 1999 World Cup, died Monday night. His family released a statement Tuesday.

DiCicco, 68, was born in Wethersfield and graduated from Wethersfield High School.

“Last night, at his home, surrounded by his family, Tony DiCicco bestowed love broadly as he peacefully transformed from a mortal body to an eternal ideal,” the statement read.

“While the health challenges Tony faced were confronted head on and with eyes open, we never could have foreseen the beautiful journey that truly defined the magnificence of this man’s life.

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