Guerino Gottardi

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Guerino Gottardi
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-12-18) December 18, 1970 (age 43)
Place of birth Berne, Switzerland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Retired
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989-1991 BSC Young Boys 38 (1)
1991-1995 Neuchâtel Xamax 119 (8)
1995-2005 S.S. Lazio 84 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Guerino Gottardi (born December 18, 1970 in Berne) is a retired Swiss-Italian football player. After joining Lazio in 1995 from Neuchatel Xamax,[1] Gottardi was often used as a "supersub" and was instrumental in Lazio's 1998 Coppa Italia victory. With Lazio losing 2-0 on aggregate, Gottardi came off the bench to win a penalty, and then score before Alessandro Nesta's winner gave Lazio a 3-2 aggregate victory over A.C. Milan. Gottardi can also be remembered for an outstanding performance against Roma when he scored in the final minute of their second leg Coppa Italia clash, giving Lazio their third consecutive win against their arch rivals in the 1998/99 season.

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  1. ^ Profile at LegaCalcio.it