Attilio Ferraris

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Attilio Ferraris
Ferraris c. 1930
Personal information
Date of birth(1904-03-26)26 March 1904
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Date of death 8 May 1947(1947-05-08) (aged 43)
Place of death Montecatini Terme, Italy
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Senior career*
1922–1927 Fortitudo Roma 61 (3)
1927–1934 Roma 198 (2)
1934–1936 Lazio 39 (0)
1936–1938 Bari 54 (0)
1938–1939 Roma 12 (0)
1939–1940 Catania 15 (0)
1943–1944 Elettronica Roma 4 (0)
National team
1926–1935 Italy 28 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Attilio Ferraris (Italian pronunciation:  [atˈtiːljo ferˈraːris] ; 26 March 1904 8 May 1947) was an Italian footballer who played as a midfielder.

Italy republic in Southern Europe

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Club career

Ferraris played 10 seasons (254 games, 2 goals) in the Serie A, for A.S. Roma, S.S. Lazio and A.S. Bari.

Serie A professional association football league in Italy

Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by TIM, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and the winner is awarded the Scudetto and the Coppa Campioni d'Italia. It has been operating as a round-robin tournament for over ninety years since the 1929–30 season. It had been organized by the Direttorio Divisioni Superiori until 1943 and the Lega Calcio until 2010, when the Lega Serie A was created for the 2010–11 season. Serie A is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world and it is often depicted as the most tactical national league. Serie A was the world's second-strongest national league in 2014 according to IFFHS. Serie A is ranked third among European leagues according to UEFA's league coefficient, behind La Liga and the Premier League, and ahead of the Bundesliga and Ligue 1, which is based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years. Serie A led the UEFA ranking from 1986 to 1988 and from 1990 to 1999.

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S.S. Lazio Professional Italian sports club based in Rome

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International career

With the Italian national team, Ferraris won the bronze medal at the 1928 Olympics, and was part of the World Cup winning team of 1934, being named to the tournament's All-Star Team for his performances.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Roma captain
1927 – 1934
Succeeded by
Fulvio Bernardini
World Cup-winners status
Preceded by
Umberto Caligaris
Latest Born Player to Die
8 May 1947 26 March 1974
Succeeded by
Werner Kohlmeyer