Al Mantello

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Albert Mantello
Personal information
Date of birth (1934-04-30)30 April 1934
Original team(s) North Melbourne Thirds
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1954–1962 North Melbourne 107 (25)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1962.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Albert Mantello (born 30 April 1934) is a former Italian-Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

A strongly built and physical footballer, Mantello usually played as either a half back flanker or centreman. He captained North Melbourne in 1960 and represented Victoria in an interstate match in 1961.

Albert Mantello was inducted into the North Melbourne Hall Of Fame in 2009 alongside club greats Denis Pagan and Wayne Carey.[1]

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