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Pietro Maiellaro

Personal information
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionCentral midfielder
Club information
Current clubretired

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Pietro Maiellaro (born September 29, 1963 in Candela, Province of Foggia) is a former Italian football (soccer) player, in the role of midfielder, and now a coach.

Grown to Lucera, after a past spent in various teams, such as Benevento and Avellino) as wella s Palermo and Taranto, he moved to Bari in 1987.

He is best known for his four-year stay at Bari, scoring 26 goals (13 in Serie B and 13 in Serie A) with the biancorossi. One of his most memorable strikes was a 50-yard looping shot from inside the centre circle which sneaked in just under the bar, much to the horror of Bologna goalkeeper Gianluigi Valleriani, on March 24, 1991. Maiellaro earned a reputation as an enormously talented playmaker, displaying exceptional ball skills and scoring outstanding goals. He later moved to ACF Fiorentina, where he was not however able to repeat his early successes.

Afterwards, he played for Varese, Palermo and Cosenza. He also played with UANL Tigres before retiring and dedicating himself to the career of head coach in his hometown club Lucera and then for Noicattaro. He trained Barletta, a leading Serie D team with the goal of promoting to professional Serie C2 league, until 9 January 2007, when he was fired. He currently coaches the youth team of A.S. Bari.

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