Aldo Ballarin

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Aldo Ballarin
Personal information
Date of birth (1922-01-10)10 January 1922
Place of birth Chioggia, Italy
Date of death 4 May 1949(1949-05-04) (aged 27)
Place of death Superga, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1938–1939 Adriese
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–1941 Rovigo 36 (2)
1941–1943 Triestina 57 (1)
1943–1945 Venezia 21 (9)
1945–1949 Torino 148 (4)
Total 262 (16)
National team
1945–1949  Italy 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Aldo Ballarin (born 10 January 1922 in Chioggia; died 4 May 1949 at Superga) was an Italian football player.

He played for 5 seasons (166 games, 3 goals) in the Serie A for U.S. Triestina Calcio and A.C. Torino.

He made his debut for the Italy national football team on 11 November 1945 in a game against Switzerland.

His younger brothers Dino Ballarin and Sergio Ballarin also played football professionally. To distinguish them, Aldo was referred to as Ballarin I, Dino as Ballarin II and Sergio as Ballarin III.

He died with his brother Dino in the Superga air disaster. The stadium in his hometown that A.C. Chioggia Sottomarina plays at was renamed in their honour.


  • Serie A champion: 1945/46, 1946/47, 1947/48, 1948/49.

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