Ernesto Castano (Italian pronunciation: [erˈnɛsto ˈkastano]; born 2 May 1939) is a former Italian football player from Cinisello Balsamo in the Province of Milan, who played as a defender. Throughout his club career he played for Legnano, Triestina, and Juventus, winning domestic titles at the latter club. At international level, he was a member of the Italy national football team that won UEFA Euro 1968.
|Full name||Ernesto Castano|
|Date of birth||2 May 1939|
|Place of birth||Cinisello Balsamo, Italy|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Castano played club football for three Italian clubs throughout his career: Legnano, Triestina, and most prominently with Juventus, where he won several domestic titles, also serving as the team's captain.
Outside of footballEdit
On 3 July 1968, Castano founded the Italian Footballers' Association (AIC), in Milan, along with several fellow footballers, such as Giacomo Bulgarelli, Sandro Mazzola, Gianni Rivera, Giancarlo De Sisti, and Giacomo Losi, as well as the recently retired Sergio Campana, also a lawyer, who was appointed president of the association.
| Juventus F.C. captains
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