Pietro Anastasi

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Pietro Anastasi (1971)

Pietro Anastasi (born 7 April 1948), nicknamed Petruzzu 'u turcu by fans, was an Italian footballer, playing in the striker role.

Anastasi was born in Catania, Sicily. During his career (1964–1982) he played for Massiminiana, Varese, Juventus, Internazionale and Ascoli. In the Serie A, he played 338 matches and scored 105 goals (For Juventus, he played 205 games and scored 78 goals).

With the Italy national football team, he was in the team that won the 1968 UEFA European Football Championship, where he scored a goal in the final against Yugoslavia. He also participated at the 1974 FIFA World Cup, scoring one goal against Haiti. In total, he played 25 international matches and scored 8 goals.

Today, Anastasi is a TV pundit for the Italian network 7 Gold.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Harald Nielsen
World football transfer record
1968–1973
Succeeded by
Johan Cruyff