Carlo Ceresoli

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Carlo Ceresoli
Carlo Ceresoli - 1930s - AS Ambrosiana-Inter.jpg
Carlo Ceresoli with Inter Milan in the 1930s
Personal information
Full name Carlo Ceresoli
Date of birth (1910-06-14)June 14, 1910
Place of birth Italy
Date of death April 22, 1995(1995-04-22) (aged 84)
Playing position Goalkeeper
National team

Carlo Ceresoli (14 June 1910 – 22 April 1995) was an Italian football goalkeeper.

Club career[edit]

Born in Bergamo, Ceresoli played club football in the Italian Serie B with Atalanta, and in the Serie A with Inter Milan, Bologna, Genoa and Juventus.

International career[edit]

Ceresoli was considered one of the strongest goalkeepers of the 1930s along with Giampiero Combi, Ricardo Zamora and František Plánička. With the Italian national team he played the only qualifying match of the 1934 FIFA World Cup against Greece and the famous Battle of Highbury in which he saved a penalty from Eric Brook. He was 1938 World Champion with the Italian national team and went on to win 8 caps for Italy.


Ceresoli died at the age of 84.


This article is based on a translation of an article from the Italian Wikipedia.