Massimo Mauro

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Massimo Mauro
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-05-24) May 24, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth Catanzaro, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1982 Catanzaro 58 (1)
1982–1985 Udinese 83 (8)
1985–1989 Juventus 102 (3)
1989–1993 Napoli 64 (2)
Total 307 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Massimo Mauro (born May 24, 1962 in Catanzaro) is an Italian politician and a former professional football player.

Playing career[edit]

Mauro made his Serie A debut with Catanzaro in 1980 and then went on to play with Udinese, Juventus and Napoli before to retire in 1993.

He also represented Italy at the 1988 Summer Olympics. His brother Gregorio also played football professionally.

Post-playing career[edit]

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).


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