Sergio Battistini

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Sergio Battistini
Personal information
Date of birth (1963-05-07) 7 May 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth Massa, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1985 Milan 162 (29)
1985–1990 Fiorentina 127 (7)
1990–1994 Inter Milan 112 (10)
1994–1996 Brescia 37 (2)
1996–1997 Spezia 17 (1)
National team
1981–1984 Italy U-21 14 (1)
1984 Italy 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sergio Battistini (born 7 May 1963 in Massa) is a retired Italian footballer who played for AC Milan, Fiorentina, Inter Milan, Brescia and Spezia. He also competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

On 20 January 1985 in a league match against Udinese Calcio, Battistini was injured and had to be substituted at half-time. His replacement was the legendary Paolo Maldini, who made his Milan debut.[1] Maldini remained at the club until 2009.

He made his debut for the Italy national football team on 4 February 1984 in a game against Mexico.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paolo Maldini". Talk Football. Retrieved 25 February 2008. 

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