Giorgio Puia

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Giorgio Puia
Personal information
Date of birth 8 March 1938 (1938-03-08) (age 80)
Place of birth Gorizia, Italy
Playing position Defender
Youth career
195?–1958 Pro Gorizia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1960 Triestina 32 (7)
1960–1963 L.R. Vicenza 81 (19)
1963–1972 Torino 250 (10)
National team
1962–1970 Italy 7 (0)
Teams managed
1974–1975 Ivrea
1976–1977 Biellese
1983–1984 Latina
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Giorgio Puia (8 March 1938) is an Italian football manager and former player who played as a defender.

Club career[edit]

During his club career, Puia played for A.S. Pro Gorizia, U.S. Triestina Calcio, Vicenza and Torino.[1]

International career[edit]

Puia earned 7 caps for the Italy national football team between 1962 and 1970,[1] and was included in the Italian squad for the 1970 FIFA World Cup,[2] although his only World Cup appearances came in the 1970 qualifying tournament;[3] Italy reached the final of the competition, only to lose out to Brazil 4–1. He made his international debut on 11 November 1962 against Austria, whilst his final appearance came on 10 May 1970 against Portugal.[4][1]





  1. ^ a b c "Giorgio Puia". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. 
  2. ^ Italy 1970 World Cup Squad at Planet World Cup
  3. ^ "Giorgio PUIA". World Football: Statistics. FIFA. Retrieved 17 November 2011. 
  4. ^ List of Italy appearances at FIGC (in Italian)

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