Giuseppe Viani

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Giuseppe Viani
Personal information
Date of birth (1909-09-13)13 September 1909
Place of birth Treviso, Italy
Date of death 6 January 1969(1969-01-06) (aged 59)
Place of death Ferrara, Italy
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1926–1928 Treviso 21 (10)
1928–1934 Internazionale 137 (11)
1934–1938 Lazio 114 (1)
1938–1939 Livorno 27 (0)
1939–1940 Juventus 5 (0)
1940–1942 Siracusa
1942–1943 Salernitana
Teams managed
1945–1946 Benevento
1946–1948 Salernitana
1948–1949 Lucchese
1949–1951 Palermo
1951–1952 Roma
1952–1956 Bologna
1957–1960 Milan
1958 Hellas Verona
1960 Italy
1968 Bologna
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Giuseppe "Gipo" Viani (13 September 1909, Treviso – 6 January 1969, Ferrara) was an Italian football player and manager from the Province of Treviso who played as a midfielder.

Playing career[edit]

Viani played his entire career in the Italian football system; he is best known for his time with Internazionale and Lazio.[1]

Managing career[edit]

After retiring from playing, Viani went on to manage many Italian football clubs, including Milan, Roma and the Italian national football team amongst others; he coached Italy at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, helping the team to a fourth-place finish in the tournament.[2][3]


As a Player[edit]


As a Manager[edit]



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  2. ^ Archived 2005-11-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Gianni Brera. "Gianni Brera: "Rivera, rendimi il mio Abatino…"" (in Italian). Storie di Calcio. Retrieved 7 December 2016.