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José Altafini
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Personal information
Full name José João Altafini
Date of birth 24 July 1938 (1938-07-24) (age 83)
Place of birth Piracicaba, Brazil
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953-1955
1956-1958
1958-1965
1965-1972
1972-1976
1976-1979
1980-1982
XV Novembro-Piracicaba
Palmeiras
Milan
Napoli
Juventus
Chiasso
Mendrisio Stabio
National team
1957-1958
1961-1962
Brazil
Italy
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

José Altafini (born 24 August 1938) is a former Brazilian-Italian football player. He has played for the Brazil national team and the Italian national team.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Italy League
1958/59 Milan Serie A 32 28
1959/60 33 20
1960/61 34 22
1961/62 33 22
1962/63 31 11
1963/64 30 14
1964/65 12 3
1965/66 Napoli Serie A 34 14
1966/67 27 16
1967/68 29 13
1968/69 21 5
1969/70 15 8
1970/71 25 7
1971/72 29 8
1972/73 Juventus Serie A 23 9
1973/74 21 7
1974/75 20 8
1975/76 10 1
Switzerland League
1976/77 Chiasso Nationalliga B 26 14
1977/78 0 0
1978/79 Super League 7 2
Country Italy 459 216
Switzerland 33 16
Total 492 232

International career statistics

Brazil national team
Year Apps Goals
1957 3 2
1958 5 2
Total 8 4
Italy national team
Year Apps Goals
1961 2 1
1962 4 4
Total 6 5



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