Sergio Bertoni

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Sergio Bertoni
Personal information
Full name Sergio Bertoni
Date of birth (1915-09-23)23 September 1915
Place of birth Italy
Date of death 15 February 1995(1995-02-15) (aged 79)
Playing position Forward
National team
Italy
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin Team Competition

Sergio Bertoni (23 September 1915 – 15 February 1995) was an Italian association football manager and player, who played as a striker. With the Italian national team, he won the 1936 Summer Olympics football tournament and the 1938 FIFA World Cup.

Club career[edit]

Born in Pisa, Bertoni played for Pisa Calcio (1935–1938) and Genoa C.F.C. (1938–1942) throughout his club career.

International career[edit]

Bertoni obtained six international caps with the Italian national team between 1936 and 1940, and scored one goal. He won the Gold medal at the 1936 Summer Olympics and the 1938 FIFA World Cup: with Alfredo Foni, Pietro Rava and Ugo Locatelli, he is one of the only four Italian players to have won both tournaments.[1]

Managerial career and later life[edit]

After World War II, Bertoni coached Spezia Calcio 1906 in the 1950–51, 1955–56, 1956–57 and 1961–62 seasons. He died at 79 years old.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Capitolo VIII: Ritratti dei Campioni del Mondo: 1938 Italia" (in Italian). Storie di Calcio. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 

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