Giuseppe Virgili

Forward (association football) Udinese Calcio Italy national football team
Giuseppe Virgili
Personal information
Date of birth (1935-07-24)24 July 1935
Place of birth Udine, Italy
Date of death 10 June 2016(2016-06-10) (aged 80)
Place of death Florence, Italy
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1954 Udinese 35 (9)
1954–1958 Fiorentina 101 (55)
1958–1960 Torino 56 (30)
1960–1962 Bari 35 (9)
1962–1965 Livorno 71 (25)
1965–1966 Taranto 6 (0)
Total 304 (128)
National team
1955–1957 Italy 7 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Giuseppe Virgili (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe virˈdʒiːli]; 24 July 1935 – 10 June 2016) was an Italian footballer who played as a forward.

Club career

Born in Udine, Virgili played for Udinese, Fiorentina, Torino, Bari, Livorno and Taranto at club level.[1]

International career

Virgili also scored two goals in 7 appearances for the national team between 1955 and 1957.[1]

Later life and death

Virgili died in hospital at the age of 80, following an illness.[2] He was inducted into the Fiorentina Hall of Fame in 2013.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Giuseppe Virgili". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Viiola in lutto, è morto Giuseppe Virgili" (in Italian). QUInews. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016.