Mauro Bellugi

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Mauro Bellugi
1971-72 European Cup Final - AFC Ajax v Inter Milan - Mauro Bellugi (edited) - 2.jpg
Mauro Bellugi, Inter Milan, 1972
Personal information
Full name Mauro Bellugi
Date of birth (1950-02-07) 7 February 1950 (age 67)
Place of birth Italy
Playing position Defender
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1979 Italy 31 (0)

Mauro Bellugi (born 7 February 1950 in Buonconvento) is a former Italian footballer, who played as a defender.[1]

Club career[edit]

He started his career with Inter Milan, making his debut for them on 31 August 1969 in a Coppa Italia match. In five seasons with Inter he played 90 Serie A matches, and 137 times in all senior competitions.[2]

Bellugi later also played for Bologna F.C. (1974–79), S.S.C. Napoli (1979–80) and A.C. Pistoiese (1980–81).[1]

International career[edit]

Bellugi played 31 matches for the Italy national football team from 1972 to 1979.[1] He played five games in the 1978 FIFA World Cup,[3] where Italy maanged a fourth-place finish, and was also in the squad for the 1974 tournament.[4] His final game for Italy was against Switzerland in Udine on 17 November 1979.[5] He was an unused member of the Italian squad that managed a fourth-place finish at UEFA Euro 1980 on home soil.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mauro Bellugi at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Mauro Bellugi". Inter.it archive. FC Internazionale Milano Spa. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ FIFA stats
  4. ^ Italy 1974 WC Squad
  5. ^ List of international appearances at RSSSF