Antonio Juliano (Italian pronunciation: [anˈtɔːnjo juˈljaːno]; born 1 January 1943) is a former Italian footballer who played as a midfielder. A dedicated, hardworking, influential, and creative playmaker, he was renowned in particular for his leadership, technical ability, and ball control, as well as for his outstanding vision, stamina, and passing range.
Juliano in 1974
|Full name||Antonio Juliano|
|Date of birth||1 January 1943|
|Place of birth||Naples, Italy|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Juliano played the majority of his club career with Napoli (1962–78), winning the Coppa delle Alpi in 1966, and the Coppa Italia and the Anglo-Italian League Cup in 1976. He finished his playing career after a season with Bologna, retiring in 1979, after helping the club to avoid relegation.
Juliano earned 18 caps for the Italy national football team between 1966 and 1974, and was a member of the championship-winning team of Euro 68. He was also in the Italian squad for three World Cup finals: 1966 (wearing the number 10 shirt), 1970 and 1974. However, he played only one World Cup match, the 4–1 defeat by Brazil in the 1970 final, after coming on as a substitute.
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- "1970 Italy World Cup Squad at Planet World Cup". Planetworldcup.com. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
- "1974 Italy World Cup Squad at Planet World Cup". Planetworldcup.com. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
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