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Luigi Burlando

Full name: Luigi Virgilio Romolo Burlando
Gender: Male
Born: January 23, 1899 in Genoa, Genova, Italy
Died: December 12, 1967 in Genoa, Genova, Italy
Affiliations: Andrea Doria, Genova (ITA) / Genoa CFC, Genova (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Football, Water Polo

Biography

Luigi Burlando was a football midfielder and also a water polo player. Orphaned by his mother when he was very young, Burlando took care of his two brothers and also maintained the home. As a footballer he played all of his career in his hometown, first with Andrea Doria and later with Genoa CFC, playing 242 matches in the Italian league while winning two Italian titles with Genoa in 1923-24. He won also two water polo titles with Andrea Doria in 1921-22. Burlando competed in football at the 1920 and 1924 Olympics. In total he earned 19 international caps, with one goal against Belgium in a friendly in Milano. In the 1930s he collaborated with Italian coach Vittorio Pozzo, to help win the 1938 World Cup.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Football Men's Football Italy ITA 4
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Water Polo Men's Water Polo Italy ITA 11T
1924 Summer 25 Paris Football Men's Football Italy ITA 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Football Italy ITA Final Standings 4 1920-08-28 0 0 0
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Football Italy ITA Second Place Tournament - Round One Match #1 1 1920-08-31 ITA 2, NOR 1 0
1924 Summer 25 Paris Football Italy ITA Final Standings 5T 1924-05-25 0 0 0
1924 Summer 25 Paris Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1924-06-02 SUI 2, ITA 1 0
1924 Summer 25 Paris Football Italy ITA Round One Match #3 1 1924-05-25 ITA 1, ESP 0 0

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Water Polo Italy ITA Third-Place Tournament Match #1 2 1920-08-25 GRE 5, ITA 1
1920 Summer 21 Antwerpen Water Polo Italy ITA Round One Match #1 2 1920-08-22 ESP 1, ITA 1
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