Ugo Ferrante

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Ugo Ferrante
Personal information
Full name Ugo Ferrante
Date of birth (1945-07-18) 18 July 1945 (age 71)
Place of birth Vercelli, Piedmont, Italy
Date of death 29 November 2004(2004-11-29) (aged 59)
Place of death Vercelli, Italy
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Pro Vercelli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1972 Fiorentina 179 (6)
1972–1976 Vicenza 84 (1)
National team
1970–1971 Italy 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ugo Ferrante (Vercelli 18 July 1945 – 29 November 2004) was an Italian footballer and manager who played as a defender, in the role of sweeper or libero.

Club career[edit]

During his club career, Ferrante played for Pro Vercelli, Fiorentina (1963–72), and Vicenza (1972–76). He had a successful career with Fiorentina, winning the Torneo di Viareggio, the Mitropa Cup, and the Coppa Italia in 1966, as well as the 1968–69 Serie A title; he also reached two more Mitropa Cup finals in 1965 and 1972, as well as a Coppa della Alpi Final in 1970 during his time with the club, also playing in the European Cup Winners' Cup, the European Cup, and the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.[1][2]

International career[edit]

At international level, Ferrante earned 3 caps for the Italy national football team between 1970 and 1971.[3] He was included in the Italian squad for the 1970 FIFA World Cup, although he did not make a single appearance as Italy went on to reach the final of the tournament, only to be defeated by Brazil.[4]

Death[edit]

Ferrante died in 2004, at the age of 59, due to a throat tumor.[1]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Fiorentina[4]

International[edit]

Italy[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Una lunga striscia di dolore viola" (in Italian). Tutto Mercato. 16 October 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ferrante, Ugo" (in Italian). Enciclopedia del Calcio. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ferrante, Ugo" (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "Memorial Ferrante, vincono Robbio e Rosasco" (in Italian). La Provincia Pavese. 19 September 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Profile at Enciclopediadelcalcio.it