Mario Pietruzzi

Mario Pietruzzi
Personal information
Date of birth (1918-06-16)16 June 1918
Place of birth Alessandria, Italy
Date of death 5 November 2014(2014-11-05) (aged 96)
Playing position Midfielder-forward
Youth career
Savoia 1920 Litta Parodi
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1938–1953 Alessandria 283 (24)
Teams managed
1955–1962 Derthona
1964–1967 Valenzana
1967–1969 Alessandria
1972 Alessandria
1974 Alessandria

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 March 2010.

Mario Pietruzzi (16 June 1918 – 5 November 2014) was an Italian professional footballer and manager.[1]



As a footballer, he played for all of his career with Alessandria. He became the third player to play most matches with the team.[2]

He gained a promotion in Serie A in 1945–46, winning a Serie B championship, and a promotion in Serie B in 1953.


As a coach he managed Derthona[2] and Valenzana.[3] He managed even Alessandria for two season and, in the 1970s, he signed twice as a caretaker.[2]


  1. DELFINO, MASSIMO. "Addio a Pietruzzi, l'ultimo dei grandi giocatori dell'Alessandria nel Dopoguerra". Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  2. 1 2 3
  3. I primi 100 anni della Valenzana
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