Carlo Annovazzi

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Carlo Annovazzi
Personal information
Date of birth (1925-05-24)24 May 1925
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Date of death 10 October 1980(1980-10-10) (aged 55)
Place of death Milan, Italy
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1953 A.C. Milan 281 (53)
1953–1958 Atalanta 129 (18)
1958–1959 Anconitana 21 (3)
1959–1960 Pro Patria 2 (0)
1960–1961 Città di Castello 1 (0)
National team
1947–1952 Italy 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carlo Annovazzi (24 May 1925 – 10 October 1980) was an Italian footballer who played as a midfielder. He was usually deployed as a right-sided central, defensive midfielder, although he was also capable of playing in defence. A large and physically imposing player, despite his deeper playing role, he was known for his eye for goal as a footballer.[1]

Club career[edit]

Throughout his club career, Annovazzi played for A.C. Milan, Atalanta, Anconitana, Pro Patria and Città di Castello. He made his Serie A debut with Milan in a 1–1 away draw against Modena on 16 December 1945.[1][2]

International career[edit]

At international level, Annovazzi also represented the Italian national side at the 1950 FIFA World Cup.[1] He made his international debut in a 3–1 home win over Czechoslovakia on 14 December 1947.[2] In total, he made 17 appearances for Italy between 1947 and 1952,[3] and was Italy's captain between 1951 and 1952.[4]

Honours[edit]

Milan[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Carlo Annovazzi" (in Italian). magliarossonera.it. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Annovazzi, Carlo" (in Italian). EnciclopediaDelCalcio.it. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Annovazzi, Carlo" (in Italian). FIGC.it. Retrieved 16 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Capitani" [Captains]. FIGC.it (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 2 May 2016.