|Date of birth||1 April 1950|
|Place of birth||Riccione, Italy|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Throughout his club career, Conti played for 9 seasons (193 games) in the Italian Serie A for A.S. Roma (1973–80), U.C. Sampdoria (1981–83), and ACF Fiorentina (1984–88), winning a Coppa Italia with Roma in 1980.
At international level, Conti played for the Italy national football team, and was a member of the 1978 FIFA World Cup squad which finished in fourth place, under manager Enzo Bearzot, serving as a back-up to Dino Zoff; in total he made seven appearances for Italy between 1977 and 1979.
Style of playEdit
Regarded as one of the greatest and most experienced Italian goalkeepers of his generation, Conti was known for his composure, shot-stopping ability and consistency, as well as his ability to rush off his line or come out and claim crosses.
- Coppa Italia: 1979–80
- Luca Prosperi. "PAOLO CONTI: IL BAFFO, PORTIERE PER CASO" (in Italian). Storie di Calcio. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
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- 1978 FIFA World Cup: Italy Squad FIFA. Retrieved 5 February 2010.
- "Franco Tancredi Il successore di Zoff" (in Italian). Storie di Calcio. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
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