Ardico Magnini

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Ardico Magnini
Personal information
Full name Ardico Magnini
Date of birth October 21, 1928
Place of birth Pistoia, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947–1950 Pistoiese 78 (13)
1950–1958 Fiorentina 225 (6)
1958–1960 Genoa 26 (2)
National team
1953–1957 Italy 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ardico Magnini (born October 21, 1928 in Pistoia, Italy) was an Italian football (soccer) player. After Boniperti, Ardico Magnini along with club team mates Cervato, Pandolfini and Segato, is one of five 'Azzurri' with the most caps for the national team during the difficult rebuilding years of the fifties. With Cervato he formed the defensive pair for Fulvio Bernardini's Fiorentina. After winning the championship in 1956 he played another two seasons in Florence before going to Genoa and finished his career at Prato in Serie B. He also made two appearances at the 1954 World Cup.

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