Edoardo Mariani


Edoardo Mariani (Italian pronunciation: [edoˈardo maˈrjaːni]; 5 March 1893 7 January 1956) was an Italian footballer who played as a left winger.[1]

Edoardo Mariani
Personal information
Date of birth (1893-03-05)5 March 1893
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Date of death 7 January 1956(1956-01-07) (aged 62)
Place of death Pisa, Italy
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1909–1910 Milan 14 (3)
1910–1915 Genoa 87 (13)
1918–1920 Milan 23 (6)
1920–1924 Genoa 53 (5)
1924–1925 Lazio 4 (0)
1925–1927 Savona 21 (0)
National team
1912 Italy 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

International career


Mariani made four appearances for Italy, all of which came in 1912. He became the youngest forward to start a match for Italy, when he made his debut against France, starting in a 3–4 friendly loss in Turin on 17 March 1912, at the age of 19 years and 12 days.[2][3][4] This record was later bettered by Leopoldo Conti, who made his international debut on 28 March 1920, starting in a 3–0 friendly away loss to Switzerland, at the age of 18 years, 351 days.[2][5][6] Mariani is either the third or fourth-youngest player ever to start a match for Italy, behind only Conti, Eugenio Mosso, and possibly Rodolfo Gavinelli. Mosso made his only international appearance for Italy on 5 April 1914, starting in a 1–1 friendly away draw against Switzerland, at the age of 18 years, 238 days.[2][7][8][9] Gavinelli, on the other hand, made his only international appearance for Italy on 9 April 1911, starting in a 2–2 friendly away draw against France, at the age of either 20 years, 98 days, or 16 years, 98 days, as it is not known officially whether he was born on 1 January in 1891 or 1895.[2][10][11][12] He later competed for Italy in the men's football tournament at the 1912 Summer Olympics.[13] Mariani made 3 appearances for Italy at the 1912 Summer Olympics, including his final international appearance, which came in a 5–1 defeat to Austria on 3 July.

References


  1. "Edoardo Mariani". Olympedia. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  2. "Kean titolare in Nazionale a 19 anni: non accadeva da 100 anni" (in Italian). Goal.com. 23 March 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  3. "RECORD BREAKER Moise Kean: Who is the record-breaking Italian stealing Juventus team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo's secrets?". talkSPORT. 26 March 2019. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  4. "Italia-Francia 3-4" (in Italian). www.italia1910.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  5. "Svizzera-Italia 3-0" (in Italian). www.italia1910.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  6. "Conti, Leopoldo" (in Italian). www.italia1910.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  7. "Mosso, Eugenio" (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  8. "Italia-Svizzera 1-1" (in Italian). www.italia1910.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  9. "Mosso, Eugenio" (in Italian). www.italia1910.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  10. "Gavinelli, Rodolfo" (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  11. "Francia-Italia 2-2" (in Italian). www.italia1910.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  12. "Gavinelli, Pietro Antonio" (in Italian). www.italia1910.com. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  13. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Edoardo Mariani Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 30 September 2018.