I don't know exactly why Fausto Coppi , the
"campionissimo", has become a myth in Italy and Europe: probably because in the late 40s all the people in Europe needed something to dream and he was in these years the biggest champion of the most
popular sport in Europe.
Or, may be, because his victories were always spectacular, with kilometers between him and the others.
And, don't forget, he was the first man to win the Giro and the Tour in the same
So, I don't know why, but I know he is still a legend for a lot of people and we don't want to forget the "campionissimo".