Bruno Pesaola


Bruno Pesaola (Italian pronunciation: [ˈbruːno peˈzaːola]; 28 July 1925 – 29 May 2015) was a professional Italian Argentine football player and manager, who played as a winger. He is most famous for his time with Italian clubs Fiorentina and S.S.C. Napoli, as both a player and a manager.[1]

Bruno Pesaola
Pesaola as Fiorentina manager between 1960s and 1970s
Personal information
Date of birth (1925-07-28)28 July 1925
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date of death 29 May 2015(2015-05-29) (aged 89)[1]
Place of death Naples, Italy
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Position(s) Left Winger
Youth career
1939–1944 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1946 Dock Sud
1947–1950 Roma 90 (20)
1950–1952 Novara 64 (15)
1952–1960 Napoli 240 (27)
1960–1961 Genoa 20 (5)
1961–1962 Scafatese
National team
1953 Italy B 1 (0)
1957 Italy 1 (0)
Teams managed
1962–1968 Napoli
1968–1971 Fiorentina
1972–1976 Bologna
1976–1977 Napoli
1977–1979 Bologna
1979–1980 Panathinaikos
1980–1981 Siracusa
1982–1983 Napoli
1983–1985 Puteolana
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He was nicknamed Petisso (little man).

References


  1. "Farewell to Bruno Pesaola. Naples mourns his Petisso". 23on.com. May 29, 2015. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015. Retrieved May 29, 2015.