Mario Zatelli

Mario Zatelli (21 December 1912 – 7 January 2004) was a French football (soccer) player and manager.

Mario Zatelli
Mario Zatelli en 1943.jpg
Mario Zatelli in 1943
Personal information
Date of birth 21 December 1912
Place of birth Sétif, French Algeria
Date of death 7 January 2004(2004-01-07) (aged 91)
Place of death Sainte-Maxime, France
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1935 US Marocaine
1935–1938 Marseille
1938–1939 RC Paris
1940–1943 Toulouse
1943–1944 Marseille
1945–1948 Marseille
National team
1939 France 1 (1)
Teams managed
1952–1953 Nice
1959–1964 Nancy
1964–1966 Marseille
1968–1970 Marseille
1972 Marseille
1973 Marseille
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Born in Sétif, Algeria, but of Italian origin, he mostly played for Olympique de Marseille. For the French national team he got 1 caps (scored 1 goal) in 1939. He was in the roster also for 1938 FIFA World Cup, without playing any game. He later managed Olympique de Marseille in the 1970s and won one Ligue 1 and Coupe de France in 1972.[1]

He died in Sainte-Maxime, Var, French Riviera, at 91 years old.

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