Mario Rigamonti

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Mario Rigamonti (17 December 1922 - 4 May 1949) was an Italian football player, who played for Torino FC and died in the Superga air disaster together with the whole Grande Torino team.

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Rigamonti was born in Brescia. He played as a defender, debuting for Brescia Calcio. He was acquired by Torino in the summer 1941, aged 19, but played for the club's top team only after World War II.

With Torino, Rigamonti played 140 times and won four consecutive Serie A scudetti, until dying with most of the team in the Superga air disaster near Turin, in May 1949. He was capped three times for the Italian national team.

The Stadio Mario Rigamonti in Brescia is dedicated to him.

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