Giancarlo Antognoni

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Giancarlo Antognoni
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Personal information
Full name Giancarlo Antognoni
Date of birth (1954-04-01) 1 April 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth Marsciano, Italy
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1972 Astimacobi 27 (4)
1972–1987 Fiorentina 341 (61)
1987–1989 Lausanne Sports 51 (7)
Total 419 (72)
National team
1974–1983 Italy 73 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Giancarlo Antognoni, (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaŋˈkarlo antoɲˈɲoni]; born 1 April 1954 in Marsciano) is a former Italian footballer. His position was that of an attacking midfielder and he played most of his career with Fiorentina. He won the 1982 FIFA World Cup with the Italian national team.

Clubs[edit]

His career started in the Italian Serie D with the club of Astimacobi, when he was only sixteen. In 1972, Nils Liedholm convinced him to join Fiorentina.

He made his debut in Italian Serie A in October 1972 with Fiorentina whom he later captained, and won the Coppa Italia (Italian Cup) in 1975. Antognoni played 412 games with Fiorentina and scored 61 goals.

In 1987, Antognoni joined Lausanne Sports. He made 51 appearances and scored 7 goals. He retired in 1989 while at Lausanne.

National team[edit]

Antognoni's international career started in 1974, with a game against The Netherlands at the age of twenty. He won the 1982 FIFA World Cup, played the semi-final but could not play the final because of an injury.

He received 73 caps (7 goals), his last one when playing against Czechoslovakia in November 1983. He was four times captain of the national team.

Club statistics[edit]

[1]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Italy League Coppa Italia Europe Total
1970/71 Astimacobi Serie D 5 1
1971/72 22 3
1972/73 Fiorentina Serie A 20 2
1973/74 25 1
1974/75 29 4
1975/76 30 5
1976/77 28 4
1977/78 26 6
1978/79 27 0
1979/80 30 8
1980/81 27 9
1981/82 16 3
1982/83 27 9
1983/84 18 5
1984/85 0 0
1985/86 19 1
1986/87 19 4
Switzerland League Schweizer Cup Europe Total
1987/88 Lausanne-Sport Nationalliga A 33 5
1988/89 18 2
Country Italy 268 65
Switzerland 51 7
Total 319 72

National team statistics[edit]

[2]

Italy national team
Year Apps Goals
1974 2 0
1975 7 0
1976 10 4
1977 7 2
1978 10 0
1979 4 0
1980 10 1
1981 8 0
1982 11 0
1983 4 0
Total 73 7

Honours[edit]

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