Armando Castellazzi

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Armando Castellazzi
Personal information
Full name Armando Castellazzi
Date of birth 7 October 1904
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1923–1936 Ambrosiana-Inter 246 (16)
National team
1929–1934 Italy 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Armando Castellazzi (7 October 1904 – 1968) was an Italian footballer and manager who played as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Milan, Castellazzi spent his entire club career in the 1920s and 1930s playing for Ambrosiana-Inter in Serie A. He played 182 matches for the team, scoring two goals, helping the club to win the 1929–30 Serie A championship.

International career[edit]

With the Italian national team, Castellazzi made three appearances for Italy between 1929 and 1934, all of which came in the team's victorious 1934 FIFA World Cup campaign on home soil.

Managerial career[edit]

After retiring from football at the age of 32, Castellazzi remained with the Ambrosiana-Inter organization where in 1938 he became the first person in the history of the first division to win the championship both as a player and as a coach.

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