Carlo Parola

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Carlo Parola
Carlo Parola (1974).jpg
Personal information
Full name Carlo Parola
Date of birth (1921-09-20)20 September 1921
Place of birth Turin, Italy
Date of death 22 March 2000(2000-03-22) (aged 78)
Place of death Turin, Italy
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1936–1939 Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–1954 Juventus[1] 334 (10)
1954–1955 Lazio 7 (0)
National team
1945–1950 Italy 10 (0)
Teams managed
1956–1958 Anconitana
1961–1962 Juventus
1964–1965 Livorno
1969–1974 Novara
1974–1976 Juventus
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Carlo Parola (20 September 1921 – 22 March 2000), was an Italian football player and coach, from Turin. He is most famous for his time with Juventus with whom he played over 300 games with, he also had brief spells with Lazio and Midland in Argentina before going into management. He is also famous for being the author of one of the most spectacular Bicycle kicks of the Italian football, which was pictured for many years and gave him the nickname of "Mr. Rovesciata" (= Mr. Bicycle-kick).

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Preceded by
Pietro Rava
Juventus F.C. captains
1949-1954
Succeeded by
Giampiero Boniperti