Dino Zoff

Position Goalkeeper
Height / weight 1.82 m /
Born Feb 28, 1942
Nationality Italy Italy
Team History
Juventus Juventus 1972 - 1983
SSC Napoli SSC Napoli 1967 - 1972
AC Mantova AC Mantova 1963 - 1967

Dino Zoff is a former Italian football player who used to feature prominently during the 1960s and 1970s. He played as a goalkeeper and is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of all time and is an Italian legemd. He is the oldest winner ever of the World Cup and was named by Pele in March 2004 as one of the 125 greatest living footballers. In a poll conducted by the IFFHS, Zoff was elected as the third best goalkeeper of the 20th century.

Dino Zoff commenced his professional club football career at Italian side Udinese in 1961 and after playing for Mantova and Napoli signed for Juventus in 1972. He went onto spend the rest of his playing life at Juve and made 330 Italian Serie A matches for the Turin club. He won the Serie A six times with Juventus, the Coppa Italia twice and the UEFA Cup once.

Dino Zoff made his international debut for Italy in 1968 against Bulgaria in the quarter-final against Bulgaria in the 1968 European Championships. He went onto represent Italy in 112 international matches and won the European Championships in 1968 and also skippered Italy to the 1982 World Cup finals, making himself the oldest winner of the World Cup ever. He is the oldest player to ever win a trophy and holds the record for the longest playing time without conceding goals in international competitions (1142 minutes) set between 1972 and 1974.

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