Ugo Ferrante facts for kids
|Full name||Ugo Ferrante|
|Date of birth||18 July 1945|
|Place of birth||Vercelli, Italy|
|Date of death||29 November 2004(aged 59)|
|Place of death||Vercelli, Italy|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
Ugo Ferrante (Italian pronunciation: Script error: No such module "IPA".; 18 July 1945 – 29 November 2004) was an Italian footballer and manager who played as a defender, in the role of sweeper or libero.
During his club career, Ferrante played for Pro Vercelli, Fiorentina (1963–72), and Vicenza (1972–76). He had a successful career with Fiorentina, winning the Torneo di Viareggio, the Mitropa Cup, and the Coppa Italia in 1966, as well as the 1968–69 Serie A title; he also reached two more Mitropa Cup finals in 1965 and 1972, as well as a Coppa della Alpi Final in 1970 during his time with the club, also playing in the European Cup Winners' Cup, the European Cup, and the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup.
At international level, Ferrante earned 3 caps for the Italy national football team between 1970 and 1971. He was included in the Italian squad for the 1970 FIFA World Cup, although he did not make a single appearance as Italy went on to reach the final of the tournament, only to be defeated by Brazil.
Ferrante died in 2004, at the age of 59, due to a throat tumor.
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