Alberto Bertuccelli

Alberto Bertuccelli ( born January 4, 1924 in Viareggio, † August 15, 2002 ) was an Italian football player who ran aground during his playing career for AS Viareggio, AS Lucchese Libertas, Juventus and AS Roma and the Italian national football team.


Alberto Bertuccelli began his professional career in 1942 with the U.S. Città di Pontedera and, after the end of World War II to AS Viareggio in the C series, the rise reached its team of defenders in his only season for the club in the B series. He joined AS Lucchese Libertas then the and thus left his hometown. With the then active in the second division team succeeded in his first season for Lucchese as the winner of Girone B of the promotion to the Serie A. In the following two years, the league has successfully ensured respectively. After that, the defender moved to league rivals Juventus. There succeeded Bertuccelli to fight for a regular place and win with Juventus in the 1949/50 season the Italian championship.

In the following season, the team placed third place before 1951/52, the new winning the Scudetto could be celebrated. Even in his last two years in Turin fought the defender with Juventus for the championship, but missed in second place behind Inter Milan each other successes. He completed a total of 144 league games for Juventus and was able to achieve two goals. For the 1954/55 season, he was still under contract at Roma and also played there with the club to the league title, but it has not won in third place. Then he ended his active career.

Bertuccelli was first appointed in 1949 in the Italian selection for which he made his debut in a 3-1 victory over Austria on 22 May 1949. His sixth and last use of the defender denied on December 28, 1952 against Switzerland, and this game could be won.