Luigi Burlando

Luigi Burlando (Italian pronunciation: [luˈiːdʒi burˈlando]; 23 January 1899 – 12 December 1967) was an Italian football midfielder and manager. He also played water polo.

Luigi Burlando
Personal information
Full name Luigi Virgilio Romolo Burlando
Date of birth (1899-01-23)23 January 1899[1]
Place of birth Genoa, Italy
Date of death 12 December 1967(1967-12-12) (aged 68)
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1921 Doria 8 (1)
1921–1931 Genoa 133 (5)
National team
1920–1925 Italy 19 (1)
Teams managed
1931–1932 Genoa
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career

Originally from Genoa, he played all of his career in his hometown, starting off with Doria, before spending a decade with Genoa.

International career

At international level, Burlando most notably represented Italy at the 1920 and the 1924 Summer Olympics. He made 19 appearances for Italy in total between 1920 and 1925, scoring once. He also competed in the men's water polo tournament at the 1920 Summer Olympics.[2]




  1. "Enciclopedia Del Calcio". Archived from the original on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2007-09-10.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Salvatore Cabella Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 19 November 2019.