Claudio Garella

Italian association football player

Claudio Garella (16 May 1955 – 12 August 2022) was a Italian footballer. He played as a goalkeeper.[2] He was known for making over 100 appearances for U.C. Sampdoria from 1978 to 1981 and for Hellas Verona F.C. from 1981 to 1985.

Claudio Garella
Claudio Garella - AC Hellas Verona 1984-85 (2).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-05-16)16 May 1955
Place of birth Torino, Italy
Date of death 12 August 2022(2022-08-12) (aged 67)
Place of death Turin, Italy
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1973 Torino 1 (0)
1973–1975 Casale 68 (1)
1975–1976 Novara 38 (0)
1976–1978 Lazio 29 (0)
1978–1981 Sampdoria 113 (0)
1981–1985 Hellas Verona 119 (0)
1985–1988 Napoli 88 (0)
1988–1990 Udinese 63 (0)
1990-1991 Avellino 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Garella died on 12 August 2022 at a hospital in Turin, Italy from problems caused by heart surgery at the age of 67.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "La Scheda di Claudio Garella" (in Italian). www.hellastory.net. Retrieved 5 June 2021.
  2. "Claudio Garella". weltfussball.de. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  3. L'ultima parata di Claudio Garella, il portiere dello scudetto è morto a 67 anni (in Italian)