- Roberto Boninsegna
Roberto Boninsegna (born
November 13, 1943in Mantua) is an Italian former football player.
He started his career in
Serie B(Italian 2nd division) with Prato in 1963-64 season. He transferred to FC Potenza, who was Serie Bteam in 1964-65 season. He also played for Varese in 1965-66 and Cagliari between 1966-1969. Boninsegna gained a status as an efficient striker with Internazionale and Italy in the 1970s. In Series A he totaled 171 goals in 281 games, and was top goalscorer in Italy in 1971 and 1972. He transferred to Juventus F.C.in 1976 and played 3 seasons for them. He finished his career at Verona end of 1979-80 season.
Boninsegna scored Italy's only goal (though at the time it was an important equaliser) in the
1970 FIFA World Cupfinal against Brazil, which Italy ultimately lost 4–1.
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