Giuseppe Meazza, the best italian player
“Having him on the team was like starting the game 1–0 up“. Vittorio Pozzo
Giuseppe Meazza, born 23 August 1910, was the best Italian player ever.
He played as forward and midfielder, winning 2 World Cups with Italy.
After his death, happened on this day 21 August 1979, the stadium of Milan was called Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in the player’s honour.
Giuseppe Meazza Career
He started to play with Inter in 1927 until 1940 playing 348 matches scoring 240 goals.
After he moved to Milan for 2 years and then to Juventus and Varese,
The last years he played with Atalanta and, the last year of his playing career, with Inter.
Giuseppe Meazza with Italian National Team
Giuseppe Meazza is the second-best scorer in the Italian National Team.
The best scorer of Italy ever is Gigi Riva.
With Italy, Giuseppe Meazza won 2 World’s Cups (1934 and 1938).