Arnaldo Sentimenti

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Arnaldo Sentimenti
Personal information
Date of birth 24 May 1914
Place of birth Bomporto, Italy
Date of death 12 June 1997(1997-06-12) (aged 83)
Place of death Naples, Italy
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930–33 Crevalcore 28 (0)
1933–34 Urbino 30 (0)
1934–43 S.S.C. Napoli 156 (0)
1944 Carpi 12 (0)
1945–48 S.S.C. Napoli 71 (0)
1948–49 Palermo 3 (0)
1949–50 Modena 0 (0)
Teams managed
1948 Napoli
1950 Salernitana
1950–52 Stabia
1952–53 Turris
? Lazio (Youth)
1959–60 Cirio
1960–62 Reggina
1963–64 Parma
1966–68 Internapoli
1968–69 Sora
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Arnaldo "Cherry" Sentimenti (24 May 1914 – 12 June 1997) also known as Sentimenti II is a former Italian football player and coach from Bomporto in the Province of Modena, who played as a goalkeeper.


Sentimenti played club football for S.S.C. Napoli, where he spent over a decade, also serving as the team's captain.

Style of play[edit]

Sentimenti was known for his ability to save penalties, and once stopped nine consecutive spot-kicks during his career.[1]

Personal life[edit]

The Sentimenti family were prominent in Italian football, several of Lucidio's relatives in the game include his brothers; Ennio, Lucidio, Vittorio and Primo, his cousins Lino and nephews Roberto and Andrea Sentimenti.



  1. ^ "Sentimenti IV è morto: Juve in lutto, addio al primo portiere goleador" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 28 November 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Carlo Buscaglia
Napoli captain
Succeeded by
Egidio Di Costanzo