Gianni Rivera

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Giovanni Rivera
Rivera.jpg
Member of European Parliament
In office
25 May 2005 – 13 July 2009
ConstituencyNorth-West Italy
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
2 July 1987 – 29 May 2001
ConstituencyMilan
Personal details
Born (1943-08-18) 18 August 1943 (age 79)
Alessandria, Italy
Political partyCD (2013)
DL (2002–2007)
Dem (1999–2002)
Segni Pact (1994–1996)
DC (1987–1994)
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Occupation

Association football career
Position(s)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1960 US Alessandria 26 (6)
1960–1979 AC Milan 501 (122)
Total 527 (128)
National team
1962–1974 Italy[1] 60 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Giovanni "Gianni" Rivera (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒanni riˈveːra]; born 18 August 1943) is an Italian politician and former footballer who played as a midfielder. During his career as a footballer he was mostly used as an attacking midfielder.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Europe[nb 1] Other[nb 2] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Alessandria 1958–59 1 0 1 0
1959–60 25 6 25 6
Total 26 6 26 6
AC Milan 1960–61 30 6 1 0 2 0 33 6
1961–62 27 10 1 0 2 0 30 10
1962–63 27 9 7 2 34 11
1963–64 27 7 1 0 2 1 2 0 32 8
1964–65 29 2 29 2
1965–66 31 7 1 0 4 1 36 8
1966–67 34 12 6 7 2 0 1 0 43 19
1967–68 29 11 5 3 10 1 44 15
1968–69 28 3 4 1 7 2 39 6
1969–70 25 8 3 1 3 2 2 1 33 12
1970–71 26 6 10 7 36 13
1971–72 23 3 6 2 8 4 37 9
1972–73 28 17 6 3 9 0 43 20
1973–74 26 6 5 1 8 0 39 7
1974–75 27 3 4 0 31 3
1975–76 14 1 5 1 3 0 22 2
1976–77 27 4 7 0 5 0 39 4
1977–78 30 6 5 1 1 0 36 7
1978–79 13 1 4 1 5 0 22 2
Total 501 122 74 28 76 13 7 1 658 164
Career total 527 128 74 28 76 13 7 1 684 170

International[change | change source]

Appearances and goals by national team and year[2]
National team Year Apps Goals
Italy 1962 4 2
1963 5 2
1964 4 2
1965 6 1
1966 6 2
1967 4 0
1968 4 0
1969 3 0
1970 7 2
1971 3 0
1972 3 0
1973 7 2
1974 4 1
Total 60 14

Honours[change | change source]

AC Milan

Italy[3]

Individual

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Includes the European Cup, European Cup Winners' Cup, UEFA Cup, and European Super Cup
  2. Includes the Intercontinental Cup, Coppa dell'Amicizia, and Cup of the Alps

References[change | change source]

  1. Gianni Rivera at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. Roberto Di Maggio (7 December 2002). "Gianni Rivera – Goals in International Matches". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  3. "1969 – Gianni Rivera" (in French). France Football. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  4. Roberto Di Maggio; Davide Rota (4 June 2015). "Italy – Coppa Italia Top Scorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  5. FIFA XI´s Matches – Full Info Archived 17 November 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  6. Roberto Di Maggio; Igor Kramarsic; Alberto Novello (11 June 2015). "Italy – Serie A Top Scorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 31 December 2015. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  7. "Golden Foot Legends". Golden Foot.com. Archived from the original on 29 October 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  8. "Zinedine Zidane voted top player by fans" (PDF). UEFA. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  9. "UEFA President's Award". UEFA. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2017.
  10. "BARESI, CAPELLO AND RIVERA ACCEPTED IN HALL OF FAME". A.C. Milan.com. 2 December 2014. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  11. "CNA 100 Leggende CONI per data di nascita" (PDF) (in Italian). Coni. Retrieved 23 September 2015.

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