Silvio Marzolini

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Silvio Marzolini
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Marzolini playing for the Argentina national team, c. 1966
Personal information
Date of birth (1940-10-04)4 October 1940
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 17 July 2020(2020-07-17) (aged 79)
Place of death Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959 Ferro Carril Oeste 53 (0)
1960–1972 Boca Juniors 387 (10)
National team
1960–1969 Argentina 28 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 2007

Silvio Marzolini (4 October 1940 – 17 July 2020)[1][2] was an Argentine football player. He was known as the best Argentine left back of all time.[3][4] He played for the Argentina national football team in the 1962 FIFA World Cup and the 1966 FIFA World Cup.[5] Marzolini played a total of 28 games for Argentina.

Marzolini died on 17 July 2020 in Buenos Aires from problems caused by cancer, heart disease and a stroke, aged 79.[6][7]

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