|Date of birth||May 24, 1962|
|Place of birth||Catanzaro, 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 also represented Italy at the 1988 Summer Olympics. His brother Gregorio also played football professionally.
In 1996 he entered into politics, being elected in Calabria to Italian Chamber of Deputies as The Olive Tree coalition candidate. From 1997 to 1999 he also served as chairman of football club Genoa. On May 2006 he was elected city councillor of Turin, and is currently a registered member of the centre-left Democratic Party.
He is currently working as a football commentator for Sky Sport in Italy, and collaborates with newspaper La Repubblica. Mauro also founded a charitable foundation together with Gianluca Vialli in order to raise funds for research into cancer and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
- Serie A champion: 1985–86, 1989–90.
- Supercoppa Italiana winner: 1990.
- Intercontinental Cup winner: 1985.
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