Maino Neri, Modena, 1946-1947
|Full name||Maino Neri|
|Date of birth||30 June 1924|
|Place of birth||Carpi, Italy|
|Date of death||8 December 1995(aged 71)|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Neri was born in Carpi, Modena. After spending 10 years with local side Modena, and making a couple trips to Serie B and back, Neri at 27 years of age became part of Alfredo Foni's Inter. With the 'nerazzurri' he won two consecutive Serie A championships in four years before closing his career with Brescia, which played in Serie B.
Neri debuted for the national team at the 1948 London Olympics wearing the captain's arm band in his first game (all eleven players were making their debut in the game against the U.S.) and played a total of eight caps, among which were games against Switzerland and Belgium at the 1954 World Cup. He was also a member of the Italian squad that took part at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
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