Francesco Morini

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Francesco Morini
Juventus FC - Enschede, 1971 - F. Morini (cropped).jpg
Morini (Enschede, 1971)
Personal information
Full name Francesco Morini
Date of birth (1944-08-12)12 August 1944
Place of birth San Giuliano Terme, Italy
Date of death 31 August 2021(2021-08-31) (aged 77)
Place of death Forte dei Marmi, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963-1969
1969-1979
1980
Sampdoria
Juventus
Toronto Blizzard
National team
1973-1975 Italy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Francesco Morini (12 August 1944 – 31 August 2021) was an Italian football player. He played for the Italian national team in the 1974 FIFA World Cup.[1] He earned 11 caps. He played for clubs like U.C. Sampdoria and Juventus F.C.

Morini died on 31 August 2021 in Forte dei Marmi, Italy from a heart attack at the age of 77.[2]

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
ItalyLeague
1963-64 Sampdoria Serie A 16 0
1964-65 29 0
1965-66 31 0
1966-67 Serie B 31 0
1967-68 Serie A 29 0
1968-69 26 0
1969-70 Juventus Serie A 27 0
1970-71 30 0
1971-72 30 0
1972-73 24 0
1973-74 27 0
1974-75 26 0
1975-76 25 0
1976-77 26 0
1977-78 26 0
1978-79 15 0
1979-80 0 0
United StatesLeague
1980 Toronto Blizzard NASL 22 0
Country Italy 418 0
United States 22 0
Total 440 0[3]

International career statistics[change | change source]

Italy national team
YearAppsGoals
1973 4 0
1974 6 0
1975 1 0
Total 11 0

References[change | change source]

  1. https://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/statisticsandrecords/players/player=54527/ Archived 2012-11-08 at the Wayback MachineFIFA competition record
  2. Francesco Morini, former Juve defender, was 77 years old died
  3. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Francesco Morini". www.national-football-teams.com.