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Armando Picchi
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Date of birth June 20, 1935(1935-06-20)
Place of birth Livorno, Italy
Date of death May 27, 1971 (aged 35)
Place of death Sanremo, Italy
Playing position Defender/Libero
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1959 Livorno
1959–1960 SPAL
1960–1967 Inter Milan
1967–1969 Varese
National team
1964–1968 Italy 12 (0)
Teams managed
1968–1969 Varese
1969–1970 Livorno
1970–1971 Juventus
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Armando Picchi (June 20, 1935 – May 27, 1971) was an Italian football player and coach. He usually was a sweeper.

Born in Livorno, Picchi played for Milanese outfit Internazionale[1], where, as captain, he won 3 national titles, two European Champions Cups and two Intercontinental Cups in the 1960s. He played for the Inter Milan team known as La Grande Inter. After his playing career was over, he went on to coach Juventus, but he died early because of cancer. The football stadium of Livorno is named after him.

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