Giampiero Boniperti

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Date of Birth July 4, 1928
Place of Birth Italy
Age 92 years old
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Giampiero Boniperti

Giampiero Boniperti is an Italian former football player who played his entire 15 season career at Juventus between 1946 and 1961, winning five Serie A titles and two Coppa Italia titles. He also played for the Italian national football team at international level, and took part at the 1950 and 1954 FIFA World Cup finals, as well as the 1952 Summer Olympics with Italy. After retirement from professional football, Boniperti has been a chairman of Juventus and a deputy to the European Parliament.

Born: Jul 4, 1928, Barengo, Italy
Nationality: Italian
Occupation: footballer, company director, politician
Employer: Juventus F.C.
Known for: FIFA 100, second highest goalscorer of Juventus, see content for full awards and recognition
Title: Juventus F.C. chairman
Term: 1971–1990
Predecessor: Vittore Catella
Successor: Vittorio Caissotti di Chiusano
Relatives: Filippo Boniperti

About Giampiero Boniperti

Legendary forward and midfielder of Juventus who won five titles and two Italian Cups in his 15 seasons with the club, from 1946 to 1961. He was a member of the Italian national team from 1947 to 1960, appearing in 38 matches.

Before Fame

He started his career with Juventus at age 18 on the day after World War II ended.

Achievement

He went into the business side of soccer with Juventus after retiring from playing, eventually becoming the president of the club.

Family Life

His nephew, Filippo, also played with the Juventus.

Associations

He was later surpassed in goals scored for Juventus by Alessandro Del Piero.

Information related to Giampiero Boniperti

  • Forza Italia politicians
  • FIFA 100
  • Olympic footballers of Italy
  • Footballers at the 1952 Summer Olympics
  • Italy international footballers
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Latest information about Giampiero Boniperti updated on January 25, 2021.

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