Ernesto Castano

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Ernesto Càstano
Personal information
Full name Ernesto Càstano
Date of birth (1939-05-02) 2 May 1939 (age 79)
Place of birth Cinisello Balsamo, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1957 Legnano 26 (0)
1957–1958 Triestina 31 (0)
1958–1970 Juventus 265 (0)
Total 322 (0)
National team
1959–1969 Italy 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ernesto Castano (born 2 May 1939) is a former Italian football player from Cinisello Balsamo in the Province of Milan, who played as a defender. Throughout his club career he played for Legnano, Triestina, and Juventus, winning domestic titles at the latter club. At international level, he was a member of the Italy national football team that won UEFA Euro 1968.

Club career[edit]

Castano played club football for three Italian clubs throughout his career: Legnano, Triestina, and most prominently with Juventus, where he won several domestic titles, also serving as the team's captain.

International career[edit]

At international level, Castano also played for the Italian national football team on seven occasions between 1959 and 1969, winning the 1968 UEFA European Championship on home soil.[1]







  1. ^ "Ernesto Castano". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Omar Sivori
Juventus F.C. captains
Succeeded by
Sandro Salvadore