Leandro Remondini

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Leandro Remondini
Personal information
Full name Leandro Remondini
Date of birth (1917-11-17)17 November 1917
Place of birth Verona, Italy
Date of death 9 January 1979(1979-01-09) (aged 61)
Place of death Milan, Italy
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935–1937 Verona 41 (14)
1937–1942 Milan 84 (3)
1942–1943 Modena 27 (1)
1944 Varese 20 (0)
1945–1946 Casale 21 (6)
1946–1947 Modena 34 (2)
1947–1950 Lazio 96 (19)
1950–1951 Napoli 28 (5)
1951–1952 Lucchese 3 (1)
1953–1955 Verona ? (?)
National team
1950 Italy 1 (0)
Teams managed
1957–1958 Beşiktaş J.K.
1958–1959 Turkey
1959 Altay S.K.
1959–1960 Galatasaray SK
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Leandro Remondini (17 November 1917 – 9 January 1979) was an Italian association football player and manager, who played as a midfielder ot as a defender.

Club career[edit]

Born in Verona, Remondini was a defensive midfielder, who capable of covering any midfield role for his teams and who could also play as a full-back. After playing two seasons in Serie B with Verona, he debuted in Serie A at 20 years of age with Milan, in the same year that Italy won the 1938 World Cup. During the war period, he went from Modena to Casale, and back to Modena, before heading for the capital. With Lazio he played his best football, scoring 19 goals in 95 games and earning a spot on the Italian team for the 1950 World Cup. After the World Cup he went to Napoli, and then ended his Serie A career with Lucchese.

International career[edit]

Remondini was the oldest player selected to the Italian national team for the 1950 World Cup. His one cap for the 'Azzurri' was in the team's 2–0 win against Paraguay.

Style of play[edit]

A versatile player, Remondini was capable of playing anywhere in midfield, and also as a defender, but was usually deployed as a defensive midfielder, or also as a full-back on occasion.

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