Julio Carlos Santiago "Ghito" Vernazza (23 September 1928 – 12 November 2017) was an Argentine footballer. He was a forward who played for Platense and River Plate in his native Argentina until 1956, when he moved to Italy and signed for newly promoted Serie A club Palermo. He played four seasons in Sicily, two in Serie A and two in Serie B, scoring over 50 goals and becoming one of the major players in the team history.
|Full name||Julio Carlos Santiago Vernazza|
|Date of birth||23 September 1928|
|Place of birth||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Date of death||12 November 2017 89)(aged|
|Place of death||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Position(s)||Attacking midfielder, right winger, striker|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
In April 2009, Palermo paid tribute to Vernazza with an official invitation in the Sicilian capital city. He was also awarded and presented to the Stadio Renzo Barbera public before the Serie A league game against Torino.
River Plate Campeonato Argentino: 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956
Copa Dr. Carlos Ibarguren: 1952
- "PREMIATO GHITO VERNAZZA" (in Italian). US Città di Palermo. 5 April 2009. Retrieved 28 April 2009.