Riccardo Ferri

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Riccardo Ferri
Personal information
Full name Riccardo Ferri
Date of birth (1963-08-20) 20 August 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth Crema, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1994 Internazionale 290 (6)
1994–1996 Sampdoria 36 (0)
Total 326 (6)
National team
1986–1992 Italy 45 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Riccardo Ferri (born 20 August 1963) is an Italian former footballer who played at centre-back.

His older brother Giacomo was also a footballer and is currently a member of the technical staff at Torino.

Club career[edit]

Ferri was born in Crema, and debuted in Serie A with Internazionale in October 1981. Soon a titular defender, he became a mainstay of the team, playing for Internazionale for a total of 13 seasons.

He won the Scudetto in 1988-1989, and a UEFA Cup in 1991. In 1994 he went to Sampdoria together with teammate Walter Zenga, retiring two seasons later.

International career[edit]

He received 45 caps for Italy national team, debuting in 1986. He played in Euro 1988 and the 1990 World Cup. He also competed for Italy at the 1984 Summer Olympics.[1]


  1. ^ "Riccardo Ferri Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-28.