Carlton great Sergio Silvagni, who died aged 83 on Thursday morning, has been hailed as the man who embodies the spirit of the Blues, the AFL club's president Mark LoGiudice said.
Silvagni, a dual premiership player and two-time club champion, passed away surrounded by family.
His son Stephen - known throughout his career as SOS, standing for Son of Serge - was also a club great and named in the AFL team of the century.
His grandson Jack is a regular in the current Carlton side, while another grandson Ben was also previously on the Blues list.
Sergio Silvagni (pictured) passed away on the morning of July 15, aged 83.
The club legend played, 카지노사이트추천 239 VFL games for Carlton Blues, as well as captaining the club
Sergio was formally inducted as a club legend in 2016.
He played 239 VFL games for the Blues, captained the club and was also a long-serving committee member and selector.
'Sergio was and always will be a legendary Carlton person,' LoGiudice said in a statement.
Sergio (pictured right, with son Stephen, left) 'embodies the spirit of the Blues' according to club president Mark LoGiudice and his influence has spanned three generations
'He was such an important figure to many Carlton supporters growing up during the 1960s, particularly those who had migrated to Australia and could instantly identify with one of their heroes.
'He would go on to become one of our greatest ever players and his impact on the club will forever hold a significant place in our history books.
'On and off the field he embodied what it means to be a Carlton person and we offer our heartfelt condolences to his family.'
Son, Stephen was named alongside Sergio in Carlton's Team of the Century, and grandson, Jack (pictured), is in his sixth year at Carlton
Silvagni was a member of Carlton's Team of the Century, as was his son Stephen who played 312 games for the Blues.
Stephen's son Jack, a 72-gamer, is in his sixth year at Carlton while another son Ben didn't manage an AFL game in his two seasons on the club's list in 2019/20.