Valentino Mazzola

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Birthday
26, 1919
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
May 4, 1949 (30)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1919
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
May 4, 1949 (30)

About

Attacking midfielder who served as captain of Torino during the 1940s and spent seven years with the Italian national team.

Before Fame

He began his playing career at the Alfa Romeo Milano factory, where he also worked.

Trivia

He died in the 1949 Superga air disaster which left only one player alive.

Family Life

His first child, Sandro Mazzola, was born in 1942.

Associated With

He and goalkeeper Dino Zoff both played for the Italian national team.

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