Dino da Costa

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Dino Da Costa
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-08-01) 1 August 1931 (age 83)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1955 Botafogo 51 (36)
1955–1961 Roma 149 (71)
1960–1961 Fiorentina (loan) 30 (8)
1961–1963 Atalanta 52 (18)
1963–1966 Juventus 51 (11)
1966–1967 Hellas Verona 31 (5)
1967–1968 Ascoli 10 (0)
National team
1958 Italy 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dino Da Costa (born 1 August 1931) is a former professional footballer who played as a central midfielder or striker.

Da Costa was born in Rio de Janeiro, and began his football career in his native country with Botafogo, for whom he scored 36 goals from 51 appearances in the Campeonato Carioca.[1] He moved to Italy, where he played for a number of clubs in Serie A: Roma, for whom he scored 71 times in 149 appearances, Fiorentina, Atalanta and Juventus. He also played for Verona in Serie B and Ascoli in Serie C.

Da Costa played once at senior international level, scoring for Italy in a 2–1 defeat to Northern Ireland.




  1. ^ Varanda, Pedro (15 March 2012). "Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas". RSSSF Brazil. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 

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