Azeglio Vicini

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Azeglio Vicini
Azeglio Vicini 1962.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1933-03-20) March 20, 1933 (age 81)
Place of birth Cesena, Italy
Playing position Manager
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1956 Vicenza 54 (8)
1956–1963 Sampdoria 191 (6)
1963–1966 Brescia 55 (2)
Teams managed
1967–1968 Brescia
1975–1976 Italy U-23
1977–1986 Italy U-21
1986–1991 Italy
1992–1993 Cesena
1993–1994 Udinese
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Azeglio Vicini (Italian pronunciation: [adˈdzɛʎʎo viˈtʃini]; born 20 March 1933 in Cesena) is an Italian football coach.

He was the coach of Italy national under-21 football team from 1977 to 1986, and then the coach of the senior team from 1986 to 1991.[1] He led Italy to the semi-finals of both the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship and the 1990 FIFA World Cup. However, after the team failed to qualify for the 1992 UEFA European Football Championship, he was replaced by Arrigo Sacchi.[2]

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