Gino Rossetti

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Gino Rossetti
Personal information
Date of birth (1904-11-07)7 November 1904
Place of birth La Spezia, Italy
Date of death 16 May 1992(1992-05-16) (aged 87)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1922–1923 Spezia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1921–1926 Spezia 103 (35)
1926–1933 Torino 212 (134)
1933–1937 Napoli 120 (27)
1937–1938 Torino 7 (1)
1938–1939 Spezia 26 (9)
1939–1941 Macerata 10 (2)
National team
1927–1929 Italy 13 (9)
Teams managed
1937–1938 Spezia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 1928 Amsterdam Team Competition

Gino Rossetti (7 November 1904 – 16 May 1992) was an Italian football manager and former footballer who played as a forward or winger.

He competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics with the Italy national football team, where he won a bronze medal.

Club career[edit]

Rossetti was born in La Spezia. He was a member of the Italian team, which won the bronze medal in the 1928 Summer Olympic football tournament.

He jointly holds the record for the all-time most goals scored in a single Italian league season at 36 goals with Torino during the 1928–29 season;[1] his record was equaled by Gonzalo Higuaín in the 2015–16 season.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

His brother, Giuseppe, was also a footballer, who was known as "Rosetti I", while Gino was known as "Rosettti II".

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gazzettaworld.gazzetta.it/features/serie-a-torino-rossetti/
  2. ^ "Higuain: 'I am so happy!'". Football Italia. 14 May 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Chris Davie (14 May 2016). "Higuain makes Serie A history by breaking 66-year-old goalscoring record". goal.com. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 

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