Adolfo Baloncieri

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Adolfo Baloncieri
Personal information
Date of birth (1897-07-27)27 July 1897
Place of birth Alessandria, Italy
Date of death 23 July 1986(1986-07-23) (aged 88)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1925 Alessandria
1925–1932 Torino
1932–1933 Comense
National team
1920–1930 Italy 47 (25)
Teams managed
1931–1932 Torino
1932–1933 Comense
1934–1936 A.C. Milan
1936–1937 Novara
1937–1939 Liguria
1939–1940 Napoli
1941–1945 Alessandria
1945–1946 A.C. Milan
1946–1947 Chiasso
1947–1950 Sampdoria
1950 Roma
1951–1952 Chiasso
1954–1955 Palermo
1962 Chiasso
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze 1928 Amsterdam Team competition

Adolfo Baloncieri (27 July 1897 – 23 July 1986) was an Italian football player. He was born in Alessandria, where he also died.

Baloncieri was the captain of the Italy national football team that won the bronze medal at the 1928 Olympic Games and the winner of the 1930 Coppa Internazioanle. He earned 47 caps (with 25 goals) for Italy between 1920 and 1930. He also played in two other Olympics, 1920 and 1924, making him the 2nd Most All-Time player with Appearances in the Olympic football tournament.

For club football, he played for Alessandria, Torino and Comense.[1] He won the Serie A title in 1928.


  1. ^ "Adolfo Baloncieri". 

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