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Sergio Brighenti

Sergio Brighenti
Personal information
Full nameSergio Brighenti
Date of birth (1932-09-23) 23 September 1932 (age 81)
Place of birthModena, Italy
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing positionStriker
Senior career*
National team
Teams managed
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sergio Brighenti (born 23 September 1932) is an Italian former football player and coach. As a player, Brighenti played at both professional and international level as a striker, before beginning his coaching career.

Personal life

Sergio Brighenti was born in Modena on 23 September 1932. His older brother is fellow player Renato Brighenti.


Playing career

Making his professional debut in 1949, Brighenti played for Modena, Internazionale, Triestina, Padova, Sampdoria and Torino. Brighenti scored a total of 155 goals in 363 career league games. He was also topscorer in Serie A once.

Brighenti also earned nine caps for Italy between 1959 and 1961, scoring two goals.

Coaching career

Brighenti retired as a player in 1965, and began his first football management job with Varese in 1968. Brighenti was manager at Varese twice, and also managed Seregno and Lecco.

External links

  • World Football
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