Corazzin pictured in 2009
|Full name||Giancarlo Michele Corazzin|
|Date of birth||December 25, 1971|
|Place of birth||New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Giancarlo Michele "Carlo" Corazzin (born December 25, 1971) is a retired professional Canadian soccer player who represented Winnipeg Fury, Vancouver 86ers, Cambridge United, Plymouth Argyle, Northampton Town, Oldham Athletic and Vancouver Whitecaps. He was capped 59 times for the Canadian national team, scoring 11 goals. He is of Italian descent.
Corazzin began his career with Winnipeg Fury of the Canadian Soccer League in 1992, scoring 10 goals in 24 games and helping the team win the CSL Championship. In 1993, Corazzin signed with the Vancouver Whitecaps of the A-League (now known as the USL First Division, where he finished second in the team's scoring charts with 7 goals in 24 games.
Corazzin signed with Cambridge United of the English Second Division (now known as League 1) on December 10, 1993, scoring 43 goals in 117 games over two-and-a-half seasons. In his final year with Cambridge, the team was relegated, and on March 28, 1996, Corazzin signed with Plymouth Argyle for a transfer fee of £150 000. In two-and-a-half seasons at Argyle, Corazzin scored 24 goals in 86 games.
Corazzin joined Northampton Town of the third division on June 26, 1998, netting 32 goals in 89 games over two seasons. Northampton Town were relegated in 1999, but with Corazzin's help, the club regained promotion in 2000.
On July 28, 2000, after a successful CONCACAF Gold Cup with Canada, Corazzin signed with Oldham Athletic and scored 22 goals in 129 games over three seasons. His finest moment with Oldham came in a match against Wrexham when Corazzin scored 4 in a 5-1 victory in 2001, finishing it off with his trademark celebration "The Carlo Spin". He was also present in the side which made the 2002/03 play-off and scored the winning goal that season in the League Cup against Premiership side West Ham United.
Return to Canada
Corazzin made his Canadian national team debut on June 1, 1994 in a 1-1 tie with Morocco. In 2000, Corazzin won the Golden Boot as top scorer of the CONCACAF Gold Cup with 4 goals as Canada won the competition for the first time. Corazzin has recorded 11 goals in 59 games for Canada, ranking him seventh in the all-time scoring charts. He has represented Canada in 13 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.
- Scores and results list Canada's goal tally first.
In 2012, Corazzin became an soccer analyst on the pre- and post-match shows of Vancouver Whitecaps FC radio broadcasts on The TEAM 1040 in Vancouver.
- Player profile - CanadaSoccer
- Carlo Corazzin at National-Football-Teams.com
- Carlo Corazzin career stats at Soccerbase