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Virginio Rosetta

Full name: Virginio Rosetta
Nickname(s): Viri
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: February 25, 1902 in Vercelli, Vercelli, Italy
Died: March 31, 1975 in Torino, Torino, Italy
Affiliations: US Pro Vercelli, Vercelli (ITA) / Juventus FC, Torino (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Viri Rosetta was one of the most well-known Italian defenders between the two World Wars. Born in Vercelli, he débuted with US Pro Vercelli where he won two Italian titles in 1921 and 1922. In 1923 he moved to Juventus FC, winning a title in 1926, and was an integral part of the team that won five consecutive titles during the 30s.

Rosetta also played for Italy at the 1920, 1924, and 1928 Olympics. He earned 52 caps with the Italian national team. Rosetta played for the winning Italian side at the 1934 FIFA World Cup, captaining the squad in the first game, but it was his last appearance with the Azzurri.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Football Men's Football Italy ITA 4
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Men's Football Italy ITA 5T
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Men's Football Italy ITA 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Football Italy ITA Final Standings 4 1920-08-28 0 0 0
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Football Italy ITA Second Place Tournament - Round One Match #1 1 1920-08-31 ITA 2, NOR 1 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Italy ITA Final Standings 5T 1924-05-25 0 0 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1924-06-02 SUI 2, ITA 1 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Italy ITA Round Two Match #5 1 1924-05-29 ITA 2, LUX 0 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Football Italy ITA Round One Match #3 1 1924-05-25 ITA 1, ESP 0 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Final Standings 3 1928-05-27 0 0 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1928-06-07 URU 3, ITA 2 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1T 1928-06-01 ITA 1, ESP 1 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Replay #1 1 1928-06-04 ITA 7, ESP 1 0
1928 Summer 26 Amsterdam Football Italy ITA Round One Match #4 1 1928-05-29 ITA 4, FRA 3 0
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