Valentino Giambelli

Valentino Giambelli (8 March 1928 – 27 March 2019)[2] was an Italian footballer and businessman, chairman of A.C. Monza Brianza 1912 from 1980 to 2000.

Valentino Giambelli
Personal information
Date of birth (1928-03-08)8 March 1928
Place of birth Agrate Brianza, Italy
Date of death 27 March 2019(2019-03-27) (aged 91)
Place of death Agrate Brianza, Italy[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
A.C. Pro Sesto
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1948–1949 Olginatese
1949–1950 Società Sportiva Pro Lissone
1950–1955 Monza
1955–1957 Gallaratese
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Football LifeEdit

During the Second World War, Giambelli worked as a laborer at the Magneti Marelli of Sesto San Giovanni, and work breaks, playing football in the field company, to be noticed by some scout of the A.C. Pro Sesto.

After the war, and after the junior teams, played for a year in Olginatese (the Olginate team), just outside Lecco. In 1949, went to Pro Lissone, and then finish in Monza Soccer team with whom he won the championship of the C series coming to Serie B.

Giambelli remained 5 years in Monza, but at the age of 27 years decided to discontinue football career and to use the degree of surveyor dedicated to the construction.


  1. ^ "È morto Valentino Giambelli, costruttore ed ex Presidente del Monza" (in Italian). Retrieved 2019-03-29.
  2. ^ "E' morto Valentino Giambelli, il papà delle Torri Bianche" (in Italian). Retrieved 2019-03-29.

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