Real Madrid suffered in the first half, but Di Stéfano carried his teammates in a comeback to win the trophy 4–3. Di Stéfano retired from international football after the tournament. Di Stéfano played international football mostly for Spain after moving to Madrid, but he also played for Argentina and Colombia. Real Madrid faced Helenio Herrera's Inter Milan in the final. Di Stéfano's six games during that tournament would prove to be his only appearances for Argentina. Proviene da Catania, classe 2000, Gianmarco Distefano è stato girato in prestito con diritto di riscatto ai biancocelesti. Chiudono la carrellata "Mister episodi" Stefano Colantuono (memorabili le sfide col Catania di Marino durante la sua esperienza a Bergamo che ha seguito quella alle falde dell'Etna e preceduto il "va e vieni" imposto da Zamparini a Palermo) e Giuseppe Sannino, allenatore entrato in pochi mesi nel cuore dei tifosi per il suo temperamento ma allontanato dalla società (all'epoca - autunno 2014 - diretta da Pablo … [10] He moved to Espanyol in 1964 and played there until retiring at the age of 40. Perhaps the highlight of his time with the club was their 7–3 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt in the 1960 European Cup Final at Hampden Park, a game many consider to be the finest exhibition of club football ever witnessed in Europe. Real Madrid won the final with a 3–2 comeback win, and the Argentinian finished the tournament as the top scorer with 10 goals. Dopo Escalante, che arriverà a giugno, un rinforzo è stato acquistato anche per la Primavera di Menichini. E l'ex calciatore continua la sua battaglia legale. Given that the Brazilian's style of play was similar to Di Stéfano's, the Brazilian often clashed with the Argentine and there were rumours that he asked for his release from the club's management in the summer of 1960. 0 Mentre per far capire l errore alla società biancoceleste andrà benissimo anche il derby di domenica. I tre calciatori scontenti che farebbero bene a cambiare squadra 0 2005-06 0 0 Coppa di Capitanata; Club . His coach and first mentor Carlos Peucelle taught him how to play the ball low and soon he made his first team debut in 1945, at the age of 19: on 15 July of that year he debuted against Huracán in a 2–1 defeat on the twelfth day of the 1945 Argentine championship. On their return, in Seville, Di Stéfano was greeted by the insulting choruses of opposing fans and Real were held to a 2–2 draw. [29], After retirement, Di Stéfano moved into coaching. The team at the time was not recognised by FIFA as the league had broken transfer rules in signing players while still under contract. [13][14] In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's Jubilee, he was selected as the Golden Player of Spain by the Royal Spanish Football Federation as their most outstanding player of the past 50 years. TAXI A CATANIA PER TRADIZIONE LA TRADIZIONE DEL TAXI A CATANIA TELEFONO 24 H +39 360 96 83 90 Dagli anni ’50 la famiglia Distefano effettua servizi taxi con vetture Mercedes Benz ed auto extra lusso tramandando una tradizione all’insegna della cortesia, professionalità all’insegna della puntualità e massimo confort. CATANIA: rivedremo il “Memorial Massimino” e le vecchie glorie rossazzurre in campo? Tutto Calcio Catania He scored the first two goals of his career in a 3–1 victory against Estudiantes (LP). The final would be played in May 1953, after Di Stéfano had already gone to Argentina. Sara died in 2005. In the autumn of 1962, the Blancos were knocked out of the European Cup, against Anderlecht. As a result, Ferenc Puskás signed with Real Madrid in the summer of 1958 to strengthen the squad and Real Madrid would be blessed with one of the most lethal attacking pairs in the history of football. Giuseppe Di Stefano was born in Motta Sant'Anastasia, a village near Catania, Sicily, in 1921. In one of his last games in Argentina, on 31 July 1949, Di Stéfano played in the role of goalkeeper, replacing the owner Amadeo Carrizo for twenty minutes and keeping the clean sheet in a derby won against Boca Juniors. Di Stéfano scored 32 goals in 34 games, more than any other player in the league. With the guidance of Di Stéfano they had an easy 4–0 victory in Madrid in the first leg, in December 1956. Da un punto di vista calcistico cresce nel San Marino perché venne scartato dal Bologna, Fiorentina e Milan. He scored his first international goal in that same match, helping Argentina to a 7–0 win. Il Giudice Sportivo Sostituto Avv. After overcoming rivals Atlético Madrid in three games in the semi-final, Real Madrid won its fourth consecutive Champions Cup by defeating Stade de Reims again by a score of 2–0. Di Stéfano, who kept himself in excellent condition, excelled during his games and led Millonarios to a second title in 1951, leaving runners-up Boca Juniors de Cali 11 points behind at the final table. A muscular injury just before the competition prevented him from playing in the finals, but Di Stéfano travelled with the squad anyway, picking the number 6 jersey as his preferred number 9 was taken by Francisco Gento. In 2013, an 86-year-old Di Stéfano was in a relationship with his 36-year-old personal secretary, Gina González. The Blancos clinched their fourth consecutive Liga title and reached the final of the 1964 European Cup after defeating AC Milan in the quarterfinals 4-3. Di Stéfano scored 25 goals, finishing behind only Juan Arza (28) among the scorers of the Spanish league. Calciomercato Lazio, rinforzo in casa biancoceleste che arriva dal Catania Primavera: accordo con Distefano Colpo di mercato in questa sessione per la Lazio. The 1963-1964 season was the last for Di Stéfano at Real Madrid. In 1961, at the age of 36, Di Stéfano finally qualified for a World Cup, helping Spain qualify for the 1962 edition in Chile. Si è reso protagonista sin dai primi passi da calciatore professionista, Davide Di Stefano, che al suo esordio con la maglia del Catania non è passato affatto inosservato, anzi. [31], Following another heart attack on 5 July 2014, the 88-year-old Di Stéfano was moved to intensive care in the Gregorio Marañón hospital in Madrid,[32] where he died on 7 July 2014. Calero decided to let Di Stéfano play the 1953-1954 and 1955-1956 seasons in Madrid, and the 1954-1955 and 1956–1957 seasons in Barcelona. La cura della bocca è principalmente cura della persona. #sartoriaconcettadistefano . [36] Following his death Di Stéfano received tributes from many famous football personalities including Alex Ferguson, Pelé, Cristiano Ronaldo, Diego Maradona, and Bobby Charlton. The strike lasted for 8 months until 1949 and it eventually meant the departure of the best Argentine footballers to other leagues, in particular Colombia's, which was one of the most lucrative in the world at the time. In the semifinals, Di Stèfano contributed to the success against the Hungarian Vasas and the team reached the final against Juan Alberto Schiaffino's Milan. In October 1951 the División Mayor del Fútbol Profesional Colombiano agreed to the Pacto de Lima with FIFA, with the requirement that foreign players would return to their countries after October 1954. Last video : of the best from one of the greatest! On 26 June 1955, the Spanish club won their first ever Latin Cup, beating Raymond Kopa and Just Fontaine's Stade de Reims in the final in Paris 2–0. Nevertheless, Real finished second in the 1959 season behind Barça, with Di Stéfano finishing as the best scorer in the league for the fifth and last time, and the fourth in a row, with 23 goals. In December, France Football awarded Di Stéfano the 1959 Ballon d'Or, which he won ahead of teammate Raymond Kopa (who had already returned to Stade de Reims in the summer of 1959) and Juventus's Welsh star John Charles. Cosimo Taiuti, assistito da Silvia Zabaldi e dal Rappresentante dell’A.I.A. Di Stéfano married Sara Freites in 1950; they had six children: Alfredo, Ignacio, Sofia, Silvana, Helena, and Nanette. Acconsenta ai nostri cookie se continua ad utilizzare il nostro sito web. Hours before the final, Di Stéfano explicitly criticized the tactics designed by Real Madrid coach Miguel Muñoz against Italian defender Giacinto Facchetti. He announced his plans to marry her in the same year, but died before this happened. He guided the Argentine club Boca Juniors to a league title,[11] and won La Liga and the European Cup Winners' Cup with Valencia. Reinhart in forse. During the final, Enrique Mateos, substituting for Puskás (the Hungarian feared retaliation and decided not to depart with the tam for the final in Stuttgart), took a penalty instead of Di Stéfano and missed it. Di Stéfano scored 19 goals and won the top scorer award, obtaining the 1958 title at the expense of Atletico Madrid. Collegamenti esterni. The incident cost the Los Blancos the trophy as without Di Stéfano they could not overcome São Paulo in the final game. [38], The Club Atlético River Plate from Argentina and Millonarios Fútbol Club from Colombia organized a friendly match in homage of their former player. [citation needed]. Player strikes, and a dispute with the Brazilian Football Confederation, forced Argentina to withdraw from qualifying for the 1950 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, as well as the 1949 and 1953 South American Championships. At the beginning of the season, the team had a pre-season tour in Venezuela as the team participated in the 1963 Small Club World Cup against São Paulo and FC Porto. [17] In 2008 Di Stéfano was honoured by both UEFA and Real Madrid with a special Presidents award issued by FIFA at a ceremony in Madrid, where a statue was also unveiled. Real easily won the 1961 title by a great margin to runners-up Atletico Madrid, but lost the final of the Generalísimo Cup again to Rojiblancos 3-2. Rimani sempre aggiornato con tutte le ultime notizie del Calcio Catania. Sig. Di Stéfano was widely loved in Spain, and having been banned from playing for Argentina, it made sense for Di Stéfano to play for Spain. IL GIALLO LODI – “E’ tutto più semplice di quanto si possa immaginare. [10][29], A Spanish movie entitled Real, La Película (Real, The Movie), which recounted these events, was released on 25 August 2005. Ho frequentato il liceo scientifico Galileo Galilei di Catania, in cui ho conseguito la maturità nel 2006 con il massimo dei voti. Il Catania lo aveva sondato, PELLEGRINO: “Mercato? However, he never played in the World Cup. 1 gennaio 1961, campionato di Serie A. Il giovane calciatore migliora dopo l'incidente. [22][23][24], Di Stéfano made his international debut on 4 December 1947, in a match against Bolivia at the Estadio George Capwell in Ecuador, during the 1947 South American Championship. Di Stéfano impressed on the trial and joined the second team squad of River Plate, the club his family supported. The next year he became part of the first team which was called La Máquina due to their unprecedented success, consisting of players like the legendary Pedernera, Labruna Muñoz, and Loustau. The season started early with the participation of Real Madrid in the 1956 Small Club World Cup in Caracas, Venezuela as European champions. Real won the 1957 championship and Di Stéfano was again the top scorer in the Liga with 31 goals. He is Madrid's leading goalscorer in the history of El Clásico, alongside Cristiano Ronaldo. Profilo di Gian Marco Distefano (19) Paternò Calcio scheda, valore di mercato, statistiche, mercato, carriera e tanto altro Di Stéfano, Perdenera, and Nestor Rossi who joined Millonarios in the summer, formed the famous trio called the Ballet Azul and helped them win their first title ever beating Deportivo Cali in the 1949 final, with Di Stéfano scoring 16 goals in 14 games. In October 1952, Di Stéfano also led Millonarios to the Copa Colombia final after beating Deportivo Cúcuta by 2–1. Di Stéfano and Puskás scored three and four goals respectively, in a game considered to be among the finest in the history of football. A 27-year-old Di Stéfano arrived at Real Madrid on 22 September 1953, after seven months of inactivity, and made his debut with the white jersey in October 1953 in a clásico against champions Barcelona, won 5–0 with a Di Stéfano hat trick. The French forward could not feature in the games due to the limit of foreigners in La Liga and had to wait for the Spanish naturalisation of Di Stèfano, who became a Spanish citizen in October 1956. Quotidiano telematico di informazione sportiva, registrato al Tribunale di Catania il 18/12/2014 al Seguite le indicazioni della mappa per raggiungere l'ambulatorio con maggiore facilità. Upon his return to River Plate, Di Stéfano became an integral part of La Máquina, taking on the role of the departing Adolfo Pedernera who had signed for Club Atlético Atlanta. A penalty was awarded to Real Madrid, but Héctor Rial slipped when kicking and missed it. On 13 December 1960, Di Stéfano came fourth on the 1960 Ballon d'Or voting, and for the first time, Real were knocked out of the 1960-61 Champions Cup, 4-3 against Barcelona after a controversial return match. However the Argentine forward was soon after contacted by Adolfo Pedernera, who had already agreed to terms with the Colombian Bogota-based club Millonarios F.C.. On 9 August 1949, after another one of his teammates, Néstor Rossi signed for the Colombian club without River Plate receiving any compensation for the transfer as the Colombian FA was still not affiliated with FIFA, Di Stéfano signed with the Colombians. FIFA initially refused to sanction this, but after Di Stéfano acquired Spanish citizenship in 1956, and amid pressure from the Spanish FA, the decision was eventually reversed. Scendendo in campo contro il Villarreal, Iñaki Williams batte un record storico di un calciatore che la storia del calcio l'ha scritta per davvero. Confermata la cessione di Gian Marco Distefano. Costantemente aggiornato con curiosità, statistiche e anteprime. Dopo esser arrivato nella capitale dalla Viterbese il difensore Ricci, arriva anche una punta. In the quarter-finals of the 1958 Champions Cup, Real Madrid faced Sevilla FC, humiliating their opponents in the first leg in Madrid with an 8-0 victory, where Di Stéfano scored four goals. La Sartoria Concetta Di Stefano mette a tua disposizione la sua creatività ed esperienza per creare l'abito dei tuoi sogni. [11], Di Stéfano resided in Spain until his death in 2014. Di Stéfano's team would beat the Brazilians by 5–3. Real Madrid won 6–1 with goals from Sergio Ramos, Antonio Cassano (2), Roberto Soldado (2), and José Manuel Jurado. Di Stéfano began his career at Argentina's River Plate aged 17, in 1943. Real Madrid was an average team and had not won the title in 20 years. Scheda del giocatore Ignazio Di Stefano . Scheda giocatore Di Padua Stefano Centrocampista, 1994 The new season started with the inaugural Intercontinental Cup and the 0–0 draw in the first leg of the final against Peñarol in Montevideo on 4 July. n. 22/2014, Editore: Katane - Sport e Cultura After moving to Bogota in 1949, during a break in the Colombian League in 1951, friendly matches were organised under the name of combined XI of the Colombian league. L’edizione odierna de La Sicilia ha evidenziato come il giovane rossazzurro, con ancora 18 anni da compiere, se già quest’anno può trovare maggiore spazio, già a partire dall’anno prossimo […] The Spaniards faced Vasco da Gama, AS Roma and FC Porto playing against players like World Cup winner Alcides Ghiggia and Vavá. La gioielleria Distefano è punto di riferimento dal 1929 a Catania per la vendita di gioielli e orologi. The following year, Real Madrid acquired Argentine Héctor Rial from the Nacional Montevideo, a signing recommended by Di Stéfano, for the attack of the Merengues. Consequently, Real participated in the 1956-1957 season, eliminating Rapid Vienna, Nice, and Manchester United in the semifinals and beating Fiorentina 2–0 in the final, in Madrid. Di Stéfano scored in five consecutive European Cup finals for Real Madrid between 1956 and 1960, including a hat-trick in the last. carmelo di stefano catania Home; Uncategorized; carmelo di stefano catania Then UEFA President Michel Platini called Di Stéfano "a great amongst the greats" while contemporaries Eusébio and Just Fontaine suggested that he was "the most complete footballer in the history of the game". Real paid 5.5 million Spanish pesetas for the transfer, plus a 1.3 million bonus for the purchase, an annual fee to be paid to the Millonarios, and a 16,000 salary for Di Stéfano with a bonus double that of his teammates, for a total of 40% of the annual revenue of the Madrid club. Di Stefano was educated at a Jesuit seminary and briefly contemplated entering the priesthood.. 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Concluso questo percorso, ho deciso di perseguire la mia attitudine all’empatia e al ragionamento analitico iscrivendomi all’università di Medicina e Chirurgia a Catania. Matteo Di Stefano ha sede a Catania in Via Timoleone 45, dove il medico specialista riceve su appuntamento. PELLEGRINO: “Mercato? He would score 10 goals in 25 appearances for Huracan, teaming up perfectly with Norberto Méndez who would later become the all-time top scorer in Copa América. In the 1961-62 European season, Real reached the final of the tournament for the sixth time in its history, after eliminating Juventus and Standard Liege. [15] He was voted fourth, behind Pelé, Diego Maradona, and Johan Cruyff, in a vote organized by France Football magazine which consulted their former Ballon d'Or winners to elect the Football Player of the Century. Unlike the Spaniards, the Partizan players did not suffer on the terrain, taking the lead and dominating the game. ... Avvistato un tenero e coccolone cagnolino in giro per Catania Siamo orgogliosi di rendere il vostro carnevale divertentissimo! In the 1961-1962 season Di Stéfano won the double for the first time, winning the Generalísimo Cup 15 years since the last time after beating Sevilla 2–1 with two goals from Puskás to overturn the initial red and white advantage. However, Spain began their campaign with a 2–2 draw against the Swiss and then lost to Scotland at Hampden Park 4–2. In the summer of 1956, Real Madrid signed Raymond Kopa from the Stade de Reims. He later scored against his former team River Plate, netting the fastest goal in the history of the Argentine championship after about ten seconds of play. [11] He is currently the sixth highest scorer in the history of Spain's top division, and Real Madrid's third highest league goalscorer of all time. In tale occasione la squadra dell’Elefante, allenata da Carmelo di Bella, vinse allo stadio Cibali contro il Bari,... Lungo intervento di Maurizio Pellegrino, Direttore dell'Area Sportiva del Calcio Catania, ai microfoni della trasmissione televisiva 'Corner', su Telecolor: After the Champions Cup final loss in 1964 against Inter Milan, president Santiago Bernabéu offered Di Stéfano a place on the Real Madrid coaching staff instead of renewing the player's contract. [40], Naturalisation and the building of an empire, 1947 South American Championship winners (9th title), Club Social y Deportivo Unión Progresista, División Mayor del Fútbol Profesional Colombiano, List of international goals scored by Alfredo Di Stéfano, "Alfredo di Stéfano was one of football's greatest trailblazers", "Addio a Di Stefano, leggenda del Real e del calcio mondiale", "Maradona? Pecorino piace in A ma credo resterà”. ***CLICCA QUI per mettere MI PIACE alla nostra pagina Facebook***. Stefano Bettarini non viene più chiamato nei programmi proprio per la denuncia presentata contro la sua squalifica. Real Madrid flew to Belgrade and despite the snowstorm that had hit the city in the previous days, the president Bernabéu agreed for the match not to be postponed. Di Stéfano scored five more goals during the championship - including his first hat-trick against Colombia - as Argentina successfully defended the title they had won the previous year on home soil.[25]. Di Stéfano refused Bernabéu's proposal and he moved to Real Espanyol. [33][34][35], On 8 July, Di Stéfano's coffin was placed on public display at the Bernabéu Stadium. Seguici! Profilo di Davide Di Stefano (21) US Folgore Caratese scheda, valore di mercato, statistiche, mercato, carriera e tanto altro Huracán and Argentina legend Herminio Masantonio had just retired and the club needed a replacement forward. [5] Di Stéfano also played four times for Colombia, during the Dimayor period of Colombian football. The 1952 league had the same outcome: Milionarios overtook Boca Juniors de Cali, won their third title, and Di Stéfano was once again top scorer with 19 goals. Di Stéfano, whose idol was Paraguayan Arsenio Erico, the Independiente striker, learned from the big stars, especially Pedernera. The season finished with the loss of the 1958 Generalísimo Cup after they lost 2-0 to Athletic Bilbao. At the end of the year, on 18 December 1956, the first Ballon d'Or was awarded, and Di Stéfano missed on winning it by just 3 votes to Stanley Matthews. This fact contributed greatly to intensifying the rivalry with the Catalan club. The match was played on 16 July 2014, at the Millonarios' Estadio El Campín.[39]. Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé[2] (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈfɾeðo ði esˈtefano]; 4 July 1926 – 7 July 2014) was an Argentinian-born professional footballer and coach, regarded as one of the best footballers of all time. Huracán tried to sign Di Stéfano permanently at the end of a successful eighth-place season, but could not afford the 90,000 pesos River Plate asked for the transfer. Tentata estorsione al calciatore Marco Biagianti condanna di 4 anni ... 51 anni e Stefano Africano, 35 anni, accusati di tentata estorsione ai danni del calciatore Marco Biagianti. “Il Calcio Catania – si legge attraverso una nota ufficiale – comunica di aver ceduto alla Società Sportiva Lazio il diritto alle prestazioni sportive del calciatore Gian Marco Distefano, a titolo temporaneo con opzione per il riscatto. In Christmas 1952, Di Stéfano, still contracted with Millonarios, returned briefly to Buenos Aires, where he was even making plans to abandon football and start a business as the Argentine league was still not professional. This started a battle between the two Spanish rivals for his rights. Carlos Peucelle initially put Di Stéfano on the flank, a position in which Di Stéfano struggled; in a game against Atlanta of Pedernera, Peucelle decided to use him as a center forward and River eventually won 6–1. Di Stéfano made his Champions Cup debut against Servette in a 2–0 away win. Condividiamo inoltre informazioni sul modo in cui utilizza il nostro sito con i nostri partner che si occupano di analisi dei dati web, pubblicità e social media, i quali potrebbero combinarle con altre informazioni che ha fornito loro o che hanno raccolto dal suo utilizzo dei loro servizi. Per il salto di qualità aspettiamo il passaggio di proprietà. But, with Di Stéfano at the age of 37, Real won the 1963 title over Atletico Madrid, with Puskás finishing as top scorer once again. Real Madrid lost the Generalísimo Cup to Atletico Madrid by 3–1 at home on 26 June 1960. Despite that upheaval Di Stéfano scored 13 goals in 23 games and River Plate finished third. "Effettivamente questa squadra ha fatto un... © Copyright 2016 - Tutto Calcio Catania - All Rights Reserved. Former Argentine striker and World Cup top scorer Guillermo Stábile, the Huracán and Argentine national team coach at the time, gave Di Stéfano his first real opportunities in the 1946 season. Along with Francisco Gento and José María Zárraga, he was one of only three players to play a part in all five victories, scoring goals in each of the five finals. From the twenty-third day of the 1956-1957 championship, Real Madrid started a series of consecutive victorious home results that ended only in 1966, at the twenty-fifth round of the Liga, after 121 matches. During the Argentinian championship of 1948, the Football Association suspended the tournament for a short time due to the protests of players led by Adolfo Pedernera and Alfredo Di Stéfano that resulted in a player's strike in a bid to gain professional status and rights. Mario Di Stefano – è stato un architetto italiano, professore di Architettura civile nell'Università di Catania Mike Di Stefano – ex hockeista su ghiaccio italo- canadese Oliviero Di Stefano – ex-calciatore e allenatore di calcio italiano Millonarios would go on to lose the 1951 Copa Colombia (played in 1952) to Boca Juniors de Cali. [26] Di Stéfano consequently made his debut for Spain on 30 January 1957 in a friendly in Madrid, scoring a hat-trick in a 5–1 win[27] to become one of a number of players born outside Spain to have appeared for their national team. People already had noticed his talent. The Colombian league had turned professional in 1948, beginning the El Dorado period on 25 April 1949. Though he had to leave the team for some time due to compulsory conscription, Di Stéfano contributed significantly to winning the 1947 Argentine Primera División, becoming the top scorer of the league with 27 goals.