Elvio Banchero

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Elvio Banchero
Personal information
Date of birth (1904-04-28)28 April 1904
Place of birth Alessandria, Italy
Date of death 21 January 1982(1982-01-21) (aged 77)
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1921–1924 Alessandria 44 (17)
1924–1925 SPAL 21 (5)
1925–1929 Alessandria 99 (57)
1929–1932 Genova 1893 80 (42)
1932–1934 Roma 20 (3)
1934–1936 Bari 33 (9)
1936–1937 Alessandria 13 (3)
1937–1938 Parma 12 (2)
National team
1928–1931  Italy 3 (4)
Teams managed
1937 Alessandria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze 1928 Amsterdam Team Competition

Elvio Banchero (28 April 1904 in Alessandria – 21 January 1982) was an Italian football player who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics.

Biography[edit]

He played for 7 seasons (120 games, 48 goals) in the Serie A for Genova 1893, A.S. Roma, A.S. Bari and U.S. Alessandria Calcio 1912.

He was a member of the Italian team, which won the bronze medal in the football tournament. He scored a hat trick (3 goals) in the 11–3 victory against Egypt, that led to the Bronze medal.

His younger brother Ettore Banchero played football professionally as well. To distinguish them, Elvio was referred to as Banchero I and Ettore as Banchero II.

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