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Remembering Joe Barone: A Tribute to a Remarkable Individual and a good friend


Remembering Joe Barone: A Tribute to a Remarkable Individual and a good friend| Antonio Giordano | Joe Barone| ACF Fiorentina | Rocco Commisso | SHRO

Today, our hearts are heavy as we come together to mourn the loss of Joe Barone – a dear friend, a visionary leader, and an exceptional individual whose impact reached far beyond the realms of sport. With profound sadness, we bid farewell to a man whose dedication and passion for innovation have left an indelible mark on the world of football and beyond.


Joe's unwavering support for our program of sport genomics exemplified his commitment to pushing the boundaries of possibility. His invitation to collaborate with the medical team of Fiorentina Calcio was not just a gesture of professional courtesy but a testament to his relentless pursuit of excellence and his belief in the power of collaboration to drive meaningful change.


In this moment of profound loss, we extend our deepest condolences to the Barone family – to his beloved wife, Camilla, and their cherished children, Pietro, Salvatore, Giuseppe, and Gabriella. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you navigate this difficult time, finding solace in the memories of a remarkable husband, father, and friend.


Joe's legacy will endure in the hearts of all His unwavering dedication to improving the world of football and beyond will continue to inspire us to reach new heights and strive for excellence in all that we do. As we bid farewell to a dear friend, we take comfort in knowing that his spirit will live on in the countless lives he touched and the lasting impact he leaves behind.


Rest in peace, dear Joe. Your presence will be deeply missed, but your legacy will forever shine brightly.


In the picture, Dr. Antonio Giordano stands alongside Rocco Commisso, the owner of ACF Fiorentina, and the beloved Joe Barone, CEO of ACF Fiorentina, capturing a moment of camaraderie and shared dedication to the beautiful game.

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