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Giuseppe Savoldi
Personal information
Date of birth 21 January 1947 (1947-01-21) (age 62)
Place of birth    Gorlago, Italy
Height 175 cm
Playing position Striker
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1965-68
1968-75
1975-79
1979-82
1982-83
Atalanta
Bologna
S.S.C. Napoli
Bologna
Atalanta
057 (17)
201 (85)
118 (55)
029 (11)
016 0(1)   
National team
1975 Italy Italy 004 0(1)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Giuseppe Savoldi (born 21 January 1947 in Gorlago, Bergamo) is a retired Italian professional football player, who played during the sixties, seventies and eighties. He played as an attacker for Atalanta, Bologna and S.S.C. Napoli, as well as the Italian national side.

Biography

Savoldi made his debut in Series A in 1965 with Atalanta. From 1968 to 1975 he played in the red and blue of Bologna, making 201 appearances, scoring 85 goals. In 1975 he was signed by S.S.C. Napoli for the then world record figure of two billion Lira (£1.2 million).

He closed his career playing again with Bologna and finally for one season (1982/83) with the club he started his career with; Atalanta.

During his career in Serie A he made 405 appearances scoring 168 goals. Despite this impressive record he did not have as much fortune in the national squad, winning only four caps, and scoring one goal.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Roberto Boninsegna
Serie A Top Scorer
(Shared with Paolo Pulici & Gianni Rivera)

1972-73
Succeeded by
Giorgio Chinaglia
Preceded by
Johann Cruyff
World football transfer record
1975–1976
Succeeded by
Paolo Rossi
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