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Luigi Cevenini (Italian: [luˈiːdʒi tʃeveˈniːni]; 13 March 1895–23 July 1968) was an Italian football player and coach who played as a forward.

Luigi Cevenini
1920–21 Inter Milan - Luigi Cevenini.jpg
Cevenini III with Inter Milan in the 1920–21 season
Personal information
Date of birth (1895-03-13)13 March 1895
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Date of death 23 July 1968(1968-07-23) (aged 73)
Place of death Villa Guardia, Italy
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1910–1911 Libertas Milano 10 (9)
1911–1912 Milan 1 (1)
1912–1915 Internazionale 55 (63)
1915–1919 Milan 7 (5)
1919–1921 Internazionale 40 (54)
1921–1922 Novese 19 (6)
1922–1927 Internazionale 94 (42)
1927–1930 Juventus 67 (22)
1930–1932 Messina 53 (32)
1932–1933 Peloro Messina 29 (13)
1933–1934 Novara 5 (0)
1934–1935 Comense 15 (4)
1938–1939 Arezzo 4 (0)
Total 399 (251)
National team
1915–1929 Italy 29 (11)
Teams managed
1930–? Messina
1934–1935 Comense
1939 Arezzo
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Throughout his career, Cevenini played 190 times for Internazionale and scored 156 goals, winning the Italian Prima Divisione title in 1920.[1]

International careerEdit

With the Italy national football team, Cevenini scored 11 goals in 29 matches between 1915 and 1929, winning the 1927–30 Central European International Cup. He was Italy's captain between 1925 and 1927.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

His older brothers Aldo Cevenini and Mario Cevenini and younger brothers Cesare Cevenini and Carlo Cevenini all played football professionally, with Aldo playing 11 games for Italy. To distinguish them, Aldo was known as Cevenini I, Mario as Cevenini II, Luigi as Cevenini III, Cesare as Cevenini IV and Carlo as Cevenini V.[3][4]

HonoursEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luigi Cevenini". Inter F.C. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Cevenini, Luigi" (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  3. ^ Stefano Bedeschi (16 March 2015). "Gli eroi in bianconero: Luigi CEVENINI" (in Italian). Tutto Juve. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. ^ Cevenini brothers, Before The 'D'...Association Football around the world, 1863-1937, 11 July 2017
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Renzo De Vecchi
Italy captain
1925–1927
Succeeded by
Adolfo Baloncieri