Raffaele Costantino

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Raffaele Costantino
Personal information
Date of birth (1907-06-14)June 14, 1907
Place of birth Bari, Italy
Date of death June 3, 1991(1991-06-03) (aged 83)
Place of death Milan, Italy
Playing position Striker, Right Wing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1922-1927 Liberty Bari 64 (23)
1927-1930 Bari 68 (44)
1930-1935 Roma 157 (42)
1935-1939 Bari 75 (15)
National team
1929-1933 Italy 23 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Raffaele Costantino (June 14, 1907 in Bari – June 3, 1991 in Milan) was an Italian football player from Bari, Apulia. At club level he played for hometown side AS Bari where he is remembered in high regard, he also played for a period of time at AS Roma.

Costantino earned the distinction of being the first ever Serie B player to be called up to the Italian national football team in 1930, he also scored in that game. All together he appeared for the national side twenty-three times and scored eight goals.

By the time he retired in 1939, Costantino was the all-time top scorer for Bari, today he is 5th in the clubs all-time scoring records.[1]

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