Eusebio Castigliano

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Eusebio Castigliano
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Personal information
Full name Eusebio Castigliano
Date of birth (1921-02-09)9 February 1921
Place of birth Vercelli, Italy
Date of death 4 May 1949(1949-05-04) (aged 28)
Place of death Superga, Italy
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–1941 Pro Vercelli 28 (18)
1941–1943 Spezia 63 (25)
1944 Biellese 15 (8)
1945–1949 Torino 115 (36)
Total 221 (87)
National team
1945–1949 Italy 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eusebio Castigliano (Italian pronunciation: [euˈzɛːbjo kastiʎˈʎaːno]; 9 February 1921 – 4 May 1949) was an Italian footballer who played as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Castigliano played professional club football for Pro Vercelli, Spezia, Biellese and Torino where he was part of the Grande Torino team, and won four consecutive league titles.[1]

On 4 May 1949, Castigliano died in the Superga air disaster.[2]

International career[edit]

Castigliano also earned seven caps for Italy between 1945 and 1949, scoring one goal.