Bruno Chizzo

1938 FIFA World Cup Italy Udinese Calcio
Bruno Chizzo
Personal information
Full name Bruno Chizzo
Date of birth (1916-04-19)19 April 1916
Place of birth Udine, Italy
Date of death 14 August 1969 (aged 53)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1933–35 Udinese 51 (0)
1935–39 Triestina 116 (11)
1939–40 A.C. Milan 25 (3)
1940–42 Genoa 11 (0)
1942–43 Anconitana 18 (2)
1944 Udinese 11 (1)
1945–47 Genoa 43 (4)
Total 275 (21)
National team
1938 Italy 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Bruno Chizzo (19 April 1916 – 14 August 1969) was an Italian association footballer who played as a midfielder.

Club career

Born in Udine, Chizzo played in the 1930s and 1940s for Triestina, Milan A.C., Genoa, Anconitana, and Udinese. He played 195 matches in Serie A and scored 18 goals.

International career

With the Italy national football team, he was the youngest player selected to the 1938 FIFA World Cup squad and became world champion despite not playing a game throughout the tournament.

Honours

Club

Udinese

International

Italy

References