|Full name||Rinaldo Fioramonte Martino|
|Date of birth||6 November 1921|
|Place of birth||Rosario, Argentina|
|Date of death||15 November 2000(aged 79)|
|Place of death||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Playing position||Second striker|
|Belgrano de Rosario|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Rinaldo Fioramonte Martino (6 November 1921 – 15 November 2000) was an Italian Argentine forward who played for both the Argentine and the Italian national football teams. Usually a forward, Martino was a player known for his lethal combination of goal scoring ability, playmaking skills and technique.
Martino was signed by San Lorenzo de Almagro in 1941 at the age of 19 from Belgrano de Rosario. He made his debut in 1941 against Newell's Old Boys and in 1942 he became the top scorer in the Argentine Primera netting 25 goals in 30 games. In 1946 the team won the Primera División championship.
Martino then moved to Uruguay to play for Nacional helping them to win the Uruguayan Championship. In 1951 Martino returned to Argentina to play for Boca Juniors but he was sold back to Nacional in 1952 for 300,000 pesos. He played there until 1953, helping the team to win another Uruguayan league title and several other minor titles. In 1953 he joined C.A. Cerro who were his last club.
|1946||San Lorenzo||Primera División Argentina|
Martino played for Argentina in the 1940s, he made his debut in 1942 in a 4–1 win over Uruguay. He was part of the Argentina squads that won the Copa América in 1945 and 1946. During his time in Italy he also made a single appearance for the Italy national team.
In 1964 he served as the president of the Argentine ex-footballers mutual society.
Martino's love of Argentine Tango led him to establish a Casa Porteño called Caño 14 in the 1960s which featured traditional tango music for 18 years. He died in Buenos Aires in 2000 at the age of 79.
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