Ernesto Castano

Ernesto Càstano
Personal information
Full name Ernesto Càstano
Date of birth (1939-05-02) 2 May 1939
Place of birth Cinisello Balsamo, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1957 Legnano 26 (0)
1957–1958 Triestina 31 (0)
1958–1970 Juventus 265 (0)
Total 322 (0)
National team
1959–1969 Italy 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ernesto Castano (born 2 May 1939) is a former Italian football player from Cinisello Balsamo in the Province of Milan, who played as a defender. Throughout his club career he played for Legnano, Triestina, and Juventus, winning domestic titles at the latter club. At international level, he was a member of the Italy national football team that won UEFA Euro 1968.

Club career

Castano played club football for three Italian clubs throughout his career: Legnano, Triestina, and most prominently with Juventus, where he won several domestic titles, also serving as the team's captain.

International career

At international level, Castano also played for the Italian national football team on seven occasions between 1959 and 1969, winning the 1968 UEFA European Championship on home soil.[1]







  1. "Ernesto Castano". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Omar Sivori
Juventus F.C. captains
Succeeded by
Sandro Salvadore

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