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Giulio Cappelli

Full name: Giulio Cappelli
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: March 4, 1911 in La Spezia, La Spezia, Italy
Died: December 16, 1995 in Marina di Massa, Massa, Massa e Carrara, Italy
Affiliations: Viareggio Calcio, Viareggio (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Although he had never before played on the Italian national team, Giulio Cappelli was selected as the captain for the all-amateur squad at the 1936 Olympics. A left-winger, he made appearances in the first two matches and scored once in the 8-0 trouncing of Japan. He also sustained a knee injury in that match, however, and was benched for the remainder of the tournament. Cappelli began his football career with local side ASD Spezia Calcio. In the Italian league, he played for six different teams, notably for AS Livorno Calcio and AC Spezia, making his Serie A début in 1933. After the war Cappelli became a coach at various clubs, including twice for Inter Milan in 1949-50 and 1959-60. His last station as technical director was Serie C club Lecco until 1979. In his later years he acted as a sports agent for several important players.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Football Men's Football Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Football Italy ITA Final Standings 1 1936-08-03 1 0 0
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1936-08-07 ITA 8, JPN 0 1
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Football Italy ITA Round One Match #1 1 1936-08-03 ITA 1, USA 0 0
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