Silvio Piola

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Silvio Piola
Silvio Piola (Pro Vercelli).jpg
Personal information
Full name Silvio Giovacchino Piola
Date of birth (1913-09-29)29 September 1913
Place of birth Robbio, Italy
Date of death 4 October 1996(1996-10-04) (aged 83)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929-1934
1934-1943
1943-1945
1945-1947
1947-1954
Pro Vercelli
Lazio
Torino
Juventus
Novara
National team
1935-1952 Italy
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Silvio Piola (29 September 19134 October 1996) was a former Italian football player. He was born in Robbio (Lombardy). Piola won the 1938 FIFA World Cup with Italy, scoring two goals in the final. He is the current Serie A top scorer of all time.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
ItalyLeague
1929/30 Pro Vercelli Serie A 4 0
1930/31 32 13
1931/32 31 12
1932/33 32 11
1933/34 28 15
1934/35 Lazio Serie A 29 21
1935/36 27 20
1936/37 28 21
1937/38 28 15
1938/39 21 9
1939/40 23 9
1940/41 25 10
1941/42 24 18
1942/43 22 21
1944 Torino Serie A 23 27
1945/46 Juventus Serie A 29 16
1946/47 28 10
1947/48 Novara Serie B 30 16
1948/49 Serie A 36 15
1949/50 17 4
1950/51 37 19
1951/52 31 18
1952/53 25 9
1953/54 9 5
Country Italy 589 318
Total 589 318

International career statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Italy national team
YearAppsGoals
1935 2 2
1936 5 2
1937 5 5
1938 7 9
1939 6 8
1940 4 1
1941 0 0
1942 1 1
1943 0 0
1944 0 0
1945 1 1
1946 1 1
1947 1 0
1948 0 0
1949 0 0
1950 0 0
1951 0 0
1952 1 0
Total 34 30

References[change | change source]

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Silvio Piola". www.national-football-teams.com.
  2. "Silvio Piola - Goals in International Matches". www.rsssf.com.