|Date of birth||28 September 1929|
|Place of birth||Quinzano d'Oglio, Italy|
|Date of death||4 June 1994(aged 64)|
|Place of death||Cremona, Italy|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
He is mostly remembered for being accused of fixing a game that his team Calcio Padova lost on 30 March 1958 to Atalanta B.C. 0–3. He maintained that the key witness, his ex-girlfriend Silveria Marchesini, was lying as revenge for him leaving her. Nevertheless, he was found guilty and banned from football for life. The ban was later reduced to 2 years on appeal.
He played for 5 seasons (152 games, 2 goals) in the Serie A for Padova.
- Giovanni Azzini at National-Football-Teams.com
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