Gianfranco Leoncini


Gianfranco Leoncini (Italian pronunciation: [dʒaɱˈfraŋko leonˈtʃiːni]; 25 September 1939 – 5 April 2019)[1] was an Italian footballer who played as a midfielder.

Gianfranco Leoncini
Leoncini with Juventus in the 1965–66 season
Personal information
Full name Gianfranco Leoncini
Date of birth (1939-09-25)25 September 1939
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Date of death 5 April 2019(2019-04-05) (aged 79)
Place of death Chivasso, Italy
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1970 Juventus 289 (21)
1970–1972 Atalanta 65 (0)
1972–1973 Mantova 28 (0)
1973–1974 Atalanta 29 (0)
Total 411 (21)
National team
1966 Italy 2 (0)
Teams managed
1975–1976 Atalanta
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career


During his club career, Leoncini played for Juventus, Atalanta and Mantova. He won three Serie A titles with Juventus.[2][3]

International career


At international level, Leoncini earned 2 caps for the Italy national football team in 1966, and participated in the 1966 FIFA World Cup.[3][4][5]

Honours


Juventus[2]

References


  1. "È morto Gianfranco Leoncini, vecchia gloria della Juventus". La Stampa (in Italian). 5 April 2019. Retrieved 5 April 2019.
  2. "lo ho vinto di più, sono vivo" (in Italian). La Stampa. 23 July 1997.
  3. "Profilo: Leoncini, Gianfranco" (in Italian). Enciclopediadelcalcio.it. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  4. Gianfranco LeonciniFIFA competition record (archived)
  5. "Leoncini, Gianfranco" (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 1 September 2016.