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Carlo Parola

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Full nameCarlo Parola
Date of birth20 September 1921
Place of birthTurin, Italy
Date of death22 March 2000(age 78)
Place of deathTurin, Italy
Playing positionDefender

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Carlo Parola (20 September 1921 - 22 March 2000), was an Italian football player and coach, from Turin. He is most famous for his time with Juventus with whom he played over 300 games with, he also had brief spells with Lazio and Midland in Argentina before going into management.

He is also famous for being the author of one of the most spectacular Bicycle kicks of the Italian football, which was pictured for many years and gave him the nickname of "Mr. Rovesciata" (=Mr. Bycicle-kick).


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