After beginning his playing career in the youth system of Internazionale, Larini made numerous appearances in the second and third tiers of Italian football, including five seasons in Serie B (four with Palermo and one with SPAL), and spells in the third tier with Solbiatese, Trento, Cremonese, Parma and Reggiana. He played as a midfielder.
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