Felice Borel

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Felice Borel
Personal information
Full name Felice Placido Borel II
Date of birth 5 April 1914
Place of birth Nizza Monferrato, Italy
Date of death 21 January 1993
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932-1941 Juventus 206 (118)
1941-1942 Torino 25 (7)
1942-1946 Juventus 27 (10)
1946-1947 Alessandria 1 (0)
1948-1949 Napoli 1 (0)
National team
1933-1934 Italy 3 (1)
Teams managed
1942-1946 Juventus
1946-1947 Alessandria
1948-1949 Napoli
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Felice Placido Borel (5 April 1914, Nizza Monferrato – 21 January 1993) was an Italian football player who played as a striker.

His older brother Aldo Borel played football professionally, spending 10 seasons in the Serie A, and their father Ernesto Borel played for OGC Nice, AS Cannes and Juventus F.C. in the 1900s and 1910s. To distinguish the brothers, Aldo was known as Borel I and Felice - as Borel II.

Borel was born in Nizza Monferrato, Italy. During his career, he played for Juventus and Torino in Serie A and, in Serie B, for Alessandria, and finally for S.S.C. Napoli, where he finished his career.

During the 1958–59 season, he was technical director of Catania.

He was part of the 1934 FIFA World Cup winning Italian national team.

He scored 157 goals for Juventus, and is currently Juve's sixth highest goal scorer.

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