GenovA – Italian football mourns Francesco Morini defender and manager of the Juventus era Boniperti 162 appearances in Sampdoria between 1963 and 1969 when he moved to Juventus. With the Sampdoria jersey he made his debut in Serie A on February 2, 1964.
Morini with the Sampdoria shirt
Nicknamed Morgan like the pirate for the courage and the competitive spirit that he put and transmitted in the game or octopus for the ability with which he harpooned the balls.
“I have always known that my feet are not very refined then my job was to retrieve the ball and then place it on the closest teammate. Often it was the great Scirea who was a defender with the feet of a playmaker “, Morini told of himself.
With Juventus he won five league titles, one Italian cup and one Uefa cup.
Morini in action with juventus
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