Giuseppe Furino

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Giuseppe Furino
1970-71 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup - FC Twente v Juventus FC (3) - Giuseppe Furino (cropped) .jpg
Giuseppe Furino, 1971, Juventus Turin
birthday July 5, 1946
place of birth PalermoItaly
size 167 cm
position midfield player
Years station Games (goals) 1
1966-1968 Savona 1907 FBC 61 (7)
1968-1969 SSC Palermo 27 (1)
1969-1984 Juventus Turin 361 (8)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1970-1974 Italy 3 (0)
1 Only league games are given.

Giuseppe "Furia" Furino (born July 5, 1946 in Palermo ) is a former Italian football player .

His main position was in the central midfield.


In the club

Giuseppe Furino's first professional station was the Savona 1907 FBC in the B series . In the 1966/67 season he made his debut there and immediately became a regular player. After the relegation of his team to Serie C , he showed excellent performance and was able to switch to Serie A for SSC Palermo in the 1968/69 season .

Furino also played himself there despite his physical inferiority (he is only 1.67 m tall and weighed no more than 60 kg in his playing days) and was committed by Juventus Turin in the summer of 1969 , where he immediately regained his position Regular place.

At Juve he was a regular player for over a decade and won eight Italian championships , twice the Coppa Italia , once the UEFA Cup and a European Cup Winners' Cup .

Giuseppe Furino ended after 15 seasons at Juventus, in which he played a total of 361 Serie A games, at the end of the 1983/84 season, his active career. In his last season he played only one championship game, but won the Scudetto for the eighth time , making him the player with the most won Italian championships together with Giovanni Ferrari and later Ciro Ferrara .

In the national team

In contrast to his club career, Giuseppe Furino did not have much success as a national player. He only played three international matches, as he had strong competition in his midfield position with players like Romeo Benetti and Gabriele Oriali .

Without having ever played an international match, he was nominated in 1970 by Ferruccio Valcareggi for the Italian squad for the 1970 World Cup in Mexico . During this tournament, the Sicilian made his debut on June 6, 1970 in a 0-0 group game against Uruguay in the Italian national team . In the further course of the tournament, Furino was no longer used, but was able to celebrate the victory of the runner-up world title with the Azzurri after the 1: 4 final defeat against Brazil .

In 1973 and 1974 Giuseppe Furino played one international match.


In the club

In the national team

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