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José Altafini

Personal information
Full nameJosé João Altafini
Date of birthAugust 24, 1938(age 78)
Place of birthPiracicaba, Brazil
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9.2 in)
Playing positionForward

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José João Altafini, (also known as "Mazzola" in Brazil) (born August 24, 1938) is an Italian Brazilian former footballer. He is the joint-third highest scorer in Italian Serie A history (along with Giuseppe Meazza) with 216 goals. He currently holds the record for the highest no. of goals scored by any individual in a single Champions league/European Champion Clubs' Cup season with 14 goals.

He is currently a well-known football pundit on Italian TV SKY Italia and a speaker on Italian radio RTL 102.5. He's also the second speaker on Pro Evolution Soccer video games in Italy.

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