Eraldo Monzeglio, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Eraldo Monzeglio

Italian footballer and manager

Date of Birth: 05-Jun-1906

Place of Birth: Vignale Monferrato, Piedmont, Italy

Date of Death: 03-Nov-1981

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Italy

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Eraldo Monzeglio

  • Eraldo Monzeglio (Italian pronunciation: [e'raldo mon'dze??o]; 5 June 1906 – 3 November 1981) was an Italian association football coach and player, who played as a defender, in the position of full-back.
  • Monzeglio had a highly successful career as a footballer, although he also later attracted controversy due to his close relationship with the Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.
  • At club level, he played for Casale, Bologna, and Roma, winning the Serie A title and two editions of the Mitropa Cup with Bologna.
  • At international level, he also had success representing the Italy national football team, and was a member of the Italian teams that won consecutive FIFA World Cup titles in 1934 and 1938, being named to the tournament's All-star Team in 1934; he also won two editions of the Central European International Cup with Italy.
  • Along with Giuseppe Meazza and Giovanni Ferrari, he is one of only three Italian players to have won two World Cups.
  • Following his retirement as a player, he worked as a coach for Italian clubs Como, Pro Sesto, Napoli, Sampdoria, and Juventus, as well as Swiss club Chiasso.
  • He was posthumously inducted into the Italian Football Hall of Fame in 2013.

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