Giulio Cappelli

Carlo Carcano Italy national football team Football at the 1936 Summer Olympics
Giulio Cappelli
Personal information
Date of birth (1911-03-04)4 March 1911
Place of birth La Spezia, Italy
Date of death 16 December 1995(1995-12-16) (aged 84)
Place of death Massa, Italy
Playing position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1933 Spezia 109 (29)
1933–1935 Livorno 40 (3)
1935–1936 Viareggio 33 (7)
1936–1938 Lucchese 12 (0)
1938–1940 Spezia 22 (6)
1940–1941 Liguria 1 (0)
1942–1943 Massese 15 (6)
National team
1936 Italy 2 (1)
Teams managed
1947–1948 Lucchese
1949–1950 Inter
1952–1953 Catania
1960 Inter
1965–1966 Chieti
1966–1967 Alessandria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Giulio Cappelli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒuːljo kapˈpɛlli]; 4 March 1911 – 16 December 1995) was an Italian footballer who played as a Forward. He competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics with the Italy national football team, winning a gold medal in the tournament.

Club career

Born in La Spezia, Cappelli began his football career with local side A.S.D. Spezia Calcio. He joined Serie A side A.S. Livorno Calcio for two seasons beginning in 1933. The next season, he transferred to Serie B club F.C. Esperia Viareggio. Cappelli returned to Serie A with S.S.D. Sporting Lucchese and finished his playing career with Spezia.[1]

International career

Cappelli made two appearances for Italy in 1936, scoring one goal. He was a member of the Italian Olympic team, which won the gold medal in the 1936 Olympic football tournament.


On 16 December 1995, Cappelli died at his home in Marina di Massa aged 84.[1]





  1. ^ a b "E' morto Cappelli, olimpionico nel 36" (in Italian). La Stampa. 17 December 1995.