Sergio Brighenti Personal information Date of birth
23 September 1932 Place of birth
Modena, Italy Height
1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) Playing position
Striker Senior career* Years
( Gls) 1949–1952
(155) National team 1959–1961
(2) Teams managed 1968–1969
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Sergio Brighenti (born 23 September 1932) is an Italian former football player and coach. As a professional player, Brighenti played as a forward at both club and international level, before beginning his coaching career. Brighenti was a quick, hardworking, and dynamic centre-forward, with good technical ability, and a powerful, accurate shot.
Playing career [ edit ]
Making his professional debut in 1949, Brighenti played for
Modena, Internazionale, Triestina, Padova, Sampdoria and Torino, winning two consecutive Serie A titles with Inter in 1953 and 1954. Brighenti scored a total of 155 goals in 363 career league games. He was also top-scorer in Serie A once throughout his career, during the 1960–61 season, scoring 27 goals. 
Brighenti also earned nine caps for
Italy between 1959 and 1961, scoring two goals.
Coaching career [ edit ]
Brighenti retired as a player in 1965, and began his first football management job with
Varese in 1968. Brighenti was manager at Varese twice, and also managed Seregno and Lecco.
Personal life [ edit ]
Sergio Brighenti was born in
Modena on 23 September 1932. His older brother is fellow player Renato Brighenti.
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