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Massimo Bonini

Massimo Bonini
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-10-13) 13 October 1959
Place of birth San Marino, San Marino
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1973–1977 Juvenes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1978 Bellaria Igea 33 (1)
1978–1979 Forlì 23 (1)
1979–1981 Cesena 60 (5)
1981–1988 Juventus 192 (5)
1988–1992 Bologna 112 (5)
National team
1980–1983 Italy U-21 9 (0)
1990–1995 San Marino 19 (0)
Teams managed
1996–1998 San Marino

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

† Appearances (goals)

Massimo Bonini (born 13 October 1959) is a former [1]

Bonini was a hardworking and versatile box-to-box midfielder, who was frequently deployed as a central midfielder or as a defensive midfielder during his time at [1][2][3]

For its 50th anniversary in 2004, [1]


  • Club career 1
  • International career 2
  • Honours 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Club career

Bonini began his career at Juvenes Dogana in 1973 but failed to make a league appearance during his 4 years at the club. After leaving Juvenes Dogana in 1977, he moved on to join Bellaria, goin on to make 33 appearance scoring 1 goal. After leaving Bellaria in 1978, he moved on to join Forli, going on to make 23 appearances, scoring 1 goal. After leaving Forli in 1979, he moved to [1]

After leaving Cesena in 1981, Bonini played for Juventus between 1981 and 1988, in which he played 296 matches and scored 6 goals. He won 3 Scudetti, 1 Italian Cup, 1 European Cup, 1 Cup Winners' Cup, 1 European Super Cup and 1 Intercontinental Cup. He is the only Sammarinese footballer to have won an official international title.[3][2]

After leaving Juventus in 1988, he moved to [1][2][3]

International career

Since the [1][2][4]

He was also briefly the national coach of the San Marino national team, from 2 June 1996 to September 10, 1997, after his retirement.[1][2]




  1. ^ a b c d e f g "MASSIMO BONINI". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Il Pallone Racconta: Massimo Bonini". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Gli eroi in bianconero: Massimo BONINI". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Bonini, San Marino's unsung hero". Retrieved 14 January 2015. 

External links

  •'s article on San Marino's Golden Player
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