Giorgio Morini

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Giorgio Morini is an Italian midfielder, who coached the Italian football team AC Milan for part of the 1996-97 season. As a player, Morini was part of the Serie A winning team of 1978/79.


Giorgio Morini started his career with Internazionale FC in 1967/68, but never played a game for the side. The following year he moved to A.S. Varese 1910, spending four seasons with the club.

Moving to AS Roma in 1972, Morini made a name for himself, representing the capitalside for the next four seasons. In 1976 he earned a contract with AC Milan, spending another four seasons there, winning the Scudetto in 1979.

After two seasons at minors Pro Patria and a short spell with low-league team FC Chiasso, Morini ended his career in 1984.

National team[edit]

He played 3 games for the Italy national football team in 1975, making his debut on April 19 against Poland.


Morini was linked to an illegal gambling scandal and suspended from play for ten months.[1]

Post career[edit]

Giorgio Morini took up coaching, once his active career came to an end, leading youth-teams to glory, primarily at AC Milan. When Oscar Washington Tabarez was fired from the Rossonero club in 1997, Morini took over for a short period. That was his first and, till now, last run as a coach of a topflight side.


  1. ^ "Three-year Ban On World Cup Star". New Straits Times (Reuters). 19 May 1980. p. 1. Retrieved 29 August 2010. [dead link]