Franco Superchi

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Franco Superchi
Personal information
Date of birth (1944-09-01) September 1, 1944 (age 74)
Place of birth Allumiere, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1965 Tevere Roma 23 (0)
1965–1976 Fiorentina 227 (0)
1976–1980 Verona 126 (0)
1980–1984 Roma 1 (0)
1984–1985 Civitavecchia 21 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Franco Superchi (born September 1, 1944 in Allumiere) is a retired Italian professional football player.

He played for 13 seasons in the Serie A for ACF Fiorentina, Hellas Verona F.C. and A.S. Roma.

For the first 3 seasons with ACF Fiorentina he was the third-choice goalkeeper and did not play any league games for the first two. In his fourth, 1968/69 season, Fiorentina won the Italian championship, and the impressive performances by the rookie were integral to the team's success. He played 7 more seasons for Fiorentina, never equalling the brilliance of the championship season, but always reliable.

He was the backup goalkeeper for 4 seasons with Roma in the 1980s, and played only on one occasion, a few minutes as a substitute in the last game of the 1982/83 season. However, playing in that game brought him his second championship title.

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