Giorgio Ferrini

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Giorgio Ferrini is removed from the pitch by police in the match against Chile in the 1962 World Cup.

Giorgio Ferrini (18 August 1939 – 8 November 1976) was an Italian footballer.

Ferrini was born at Trieste. He started his career at A.S. Varese 1910 (1957–59), and moved to Torino F.C. in 1959, where he played until 1975, making 443 appearances and scoring 42 goals. He also earned 7 caps for the Italy national football team, and played in the 1962 FIFA World Cup, including the infamous Battle of Santiago, and the 1968 UEFA European Football Championship, where Italy lifted their first European title.

He died in Turin, at the age of 37, due to an aneurysm.

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