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Ferruccio Valcareggi

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Ferruccio Valcareggi (12 February 1919 - 2 November 2005) was an Italian football player and coach.

Valcareggi was born in Trieste. He played for team such as Fiorentina and Triestina, ending his career in 1953.

He led the Italy national football team between 1966 and 1974, guiding them to victory in the 1968 European Championship and the final in the 1970 World Cup. Under Valcareggi, Italy lost only six games in eight years. He also had a successful playing career at hometown club Triestina, Bologna and Fiorentina.

He died in Florence.

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