Sergio Gori ( born February 24, 1946 in Milan, Italy ) is a retired Italian footballer. He was Italian champion with Inter Milan, Cagliari and Juventus Turin and took the national team of his native land, for which he completed a total of three matches at the FIFA World Cup 1970 in Mexico part.
Sergio Gori, born in 1946 in the northern Italian city of Milan, began playing football at the local Nobel club Inter Milan. After first pass through the youth departments of the club, he was appointed Inter coach at the time, the Argentine Helenio Herrera, in 1964 in the first team. With the Grande Inter, Inter as was mentioned in the 1960's very successful team matches, such as Giacinto Facchetti, Armando Picchi or Luis Suarez, Sergio Gori took in the years 1965 and 1966, twice the Italian football championship. In two seasons, however, he was not an ordinary force and made in both years together only ten league games in which he scored two goals. In addition to the successes of the League to Inter Milan showed very positive also at international level. With the system of Catenaccio you won in the season 1964/65 for the second time in a row, the European Champion Clubs' Cup, the forerunner competition of the UEFA Champions League. After victories over Dinamo Bucharest, the Glasgow Rangers and FC Liverpool they reached the final, where Benfica da Costa was defeated 1-0 with a goal by Jair. A little later, could still win the World Cup Inter against Independiente Avellaneda. Sergio Gori played at these successes, however, only a minor role, he was only a substitute.
As such, he left Inter Milan in 1966 and went to Lane Rossi Vicenza to play there for two years until 1968 in the lower realms of the Serie A football. In Vicenza Sergio Gori developed for stem force and returned after 56 league games with sixteen Torerfolgen in the summer of 1968 to Inter Milan, where he but again could not enforce properly and there in 1968/69 brought in the Serie A only fourteen League bets.
Then Sergio Gori Inter Milan left a second time and joined the emerging U.S. Cagliari Sardinia. Became vice-champion with Cagliari, in the previous year behind Fiorentina, Sergio Gori reached in the season 1969/70 the first place in Serie A, four points ahead of his old club Inter Milan, and thus became Italian champion, which the first and to date last championship of the Sardinian club meant. The team of coach Manlio Scopigno in which were to be found among other players such as star striker Luigi Riva, goalkeeper Enrico Albertosi or midfielder Angelo Domenghini, the best eleven goals against defensive set, but knew with 42 goals scored on a decent offensive to build. Throughout the course of the season the team of Cagliari U.S. had to collect only two defeats away passed each with Inter Milan and Palermo at the U.S..
In the years after the surprising championship titles went to the club which has been renamed directly in the summer of 1970 in Cagliari, downhill. As the reigning Italian champions are ranked after the 1970/71 season only on a disappointing seventh place. After a fourth place in the following season, the performances of the Sardinians were always bad, after all, the club had to join the in the second tier as severed Table in 1976. But at this time was staying Sergio Gori no longer in Cagliari. He left the club in the summer of 1975 after 166 league games in which he scored 33 results.
Gori went to Juventus, where he again acted quite successful. With a point clear of local rivals AC Torino Juventus brought in the season 1976/77 the Scudetto after last year had to bow yet that very Torino itself. A little later, Gori won in the jersey of Juventus also the UEFA Cup, after they had prevailed in the final against the Spanish side Athletic Bilbao. After winning the European Cup Sergio Gori moved one last time to the club and played in a row for Hellas Verona, where he ended his footballing career in 1978 at age 32.
In 1970, Sergio Gori came as a player in the U.S. Cagliari to three international matches in the Italian national football team. From coach Ferruccio Valcareggi he was called into the squad while the Italians for the Football World Cup 1970 in Mexico. During the tournament graduated from Gori, who was use to the position of an attacker, a game. In the quarterfinal match, the Italians against host Mexico ( Result: 4-1 ) he replaced in the 85th minute, his team mate Angelo Domenghini. Before and after it brought Sergio Gori on no other tournament operations. The Italian team, however, reached after a 4-3 win after extra time in the legendary Game of the Century against Germany the World Cup final, failed there, but clearly with 1:4 to Brazil's large team to Pelé, Carlos Alberto and Jairzinho.
- Italian Championship: 4x
- European Champion Clubs' Cup: 1x
- UEFA Cup: 1x
- World Cup: 1x