Giuseppe Furino

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Giuseppe Furino
Personal information
Full name Giuseppe Furino
Date of birth (1946-07-05) 5 July 1946 (age 68)
Place of birth Palermo, Italy
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Youth career
Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1968 Savona 61 (7)
1968–1969 Palermo 27 (1)
1969–1984 Juventus 361 (8)
Total 449 (16)
National team
1970–1974 Italy 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2009.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 April 2006

Giuseppe Furino (born 5 July 1946 in Palermo[1]) is a retired Italian footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

Career[edit]

Having originally started his career at Juventus as a youngster he played for Savona Calcio and U.S. Città di Palermo.

He made his Serie A debut for Palermo against Cagliari on 29 August 1968, and he then transferred to Juventus for the 1969–70 season.[2]

Furino made his debut for Juventus in a Coppa Italia match against Mantova F.C. on 31 August 1969. He was to go on and play for Juventus for 15 successive seasons, with his last match coming against Avellino on 6 May 1984. In all he made 361 Serie A appearances for Juventus, and 528 in all senior competitions for them, scoring 19 goals.[2]

He won eight Italian league championships with Juventus. This is the most Italian titles a player has won, a record he shares with Giovanni Ferrari.[3]

He also played three times for the Italy national football team between 1970 and 1974.[1]

Honours[edit]

Juventus F.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Giuseppe Furino at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ a b "Giuseppe Furino". Juventus player stats by season. myjuve.it. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Roberto Di Maggio (12 May 2011). "Italy - Players With Four or More Championships". RSSSF. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
Preceded by
Sandro Salvadore
Juventus F.C. captains
1974-1984
Succeeded by
Gaetano Scirea