Fulvio Bernardini

Fulvio Bernardini

George Knobel and Fulvio Bernardini (1974)
Personal information
Date of birth (1905-12-28)28 December 1905
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Date of death 13 January 1984(1984-01-13) (aged 78)
Place of death Rome, Italy
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1923–1926 Lazio
1926–1928 Inter[1] 67 (27)
1928–1939 Roma 286 (47)
1939–1943 M.A.T.E.R.
1944 Maccabi Netanya[2]
National team
1925–1932 Italy 26 (3)
Teams managed
1949–1950 Roma
1951–1953 Vicenza
1953–1958 Fiorentina
1958–1960 Lazio
1961–1965 Bologna
1966–1971 Sampdoria
1971–1973 Brescia
1974–1975 Italy

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Olympic medal record
Men's Football
1928 Amsterdam Team competition

Fulvio Bernardini (28 December 1905[3] – 13 January 1984) was an Italian footballer and coach, who played as a midfielder. He is regarded as one of Italy's greatest ever footballers and managers.[4]

Club career

During his playing career, Bernardini played for Lazio, Inter, Roma and M.A.T.E.R. at club level.[5]

International career

At international level, Bernardini was also a member of the Italy national football team that won the bronze medal in the football tournament at the 1928 Summer Olympics.[4]

Managerial career

Following his playing career, Bernardini worked as a manager, and coached Roma, Vicenza, Fiorentina (winning the Italian championship during the 1955–56 Serie A season), Lazio (winning the Coppa Italia during the 1957–58 season), Bologna (winning the Italian championship during the 1963–64 Serie A season), Sampdoria, and Brescia, before going on to coach the Italian national team from 1974 to 1975.[4]

Personal life

Bernardini was born and died in Rome.[4][6]

He is one of the members of the A.S. Roma Hall of Fame.[4][6]










  1. Fulvio Bernardini at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. Some sources say, that he was born on 1 January 1906.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 "Fulvio Bernardi" (in Italian). Storie di Calcio. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. 1 2 3 "A.S. Roma Hall of Fame: 2013". A.S. Roma. 22 July 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  5. "Hall of fame, 10 new entry: con Vialli e Mancini anche Facchetti e Ronaldo" [Hall of fame, 10 new entries: with Vialli and Mancini also Facchetti and Ronaldo] (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 27 October 2015. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  6. "IV Hall of Fame Viola: Toldo, Chiarugi e non solo entrano nella galleria degli onori" (in Italian). violanews.com. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
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