Santiago Vernazza

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Vernazza in the late 1940s

Júlio Carlos Santiago "Ghito" Vernazza (September 23, 1928 – November 12, 2017) was a former Argentine footballer. He was a forward who played for Platense and River Plate until 1956, when he moved to Italy and signed for newly promoted Serie A club Palermo.

He was born in Buenos Aires.

In 1960/1961, Vernazza played for AC Milan, where he obtained a second place. In 1961/1962, he moved to Vicenza, where he played two seasons before retiring in 1963 at the age of 35.[1]

Vernazza died in Buenos Aires on November 12, 2017 at the age of 89.[2]

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  1. "PREMIATO GHITO VERNAZZA" (in Italian). US Città di Palermo. 2009-04-05. Retrieved 2009-04-28.
  2. Santiago Vernazza: el adiós a una gloria de River y de Platense (Spanish)

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