Mario Genta


Mario Genta (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmaːrjo ˈdʒɛnta]; 1 March 1912 – 9 January 1993) was an Italian footballer who played as a midfielder.

Mario Genta
Personal information
Full name Mario Genta
Date of birth (1912-03-01)1 March 1912
Place of birth Turin, Kingdom of Italy
Date of death 9 January 1993(1993-01-09) (aged 80)
Place of death Genoa, Italy
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932-1934 Juventus 1 (0)
1934-1935 Pavia 17 (0)
1935-1946 Genoa 222 (7)
1946-1950 Prato 108 (2)
1950-1951 Entella ? (?)
National team
1938–1939 Italy 2 (0)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career


Born in Turin, Genta played club football in the 1930s for Italian sides Juventus, Prato, and Genoa. He played 223 matches in Serie A and scored 6 goals.

International career


With the Italian national team, Genta was selected to the 1938 FIFA World Cup champion squad as a reserve player. He later earned 2 caps in 1939.

Honours


Club

Juventus
Genoa
Prato

International

Italy

References