Giuseppe Giaccone

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGiuseppe Paolino Mario•Giaccone
Used nameGiuseppe•Giaccone
Born9 September 1900 in Torino, Torino (ITA)
Died6 May 1986 in Moncalieri, Torino (ITA)
AffiliationsJuventus FC, Torino (ITA)
NOC Italy


Giuseppe Giaccone, a goalkeeper, was the first player from Juventus FC to play with the Italian national team. When he was very young he played for two small clubs (US Torinese and Pastore) and from 1919 he was with Juventus FC. Giaccone earned four caps, two of them at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Football (Football) ITA Giuseppe Giaccone
Football, Men (Olympic) Italy 4


This footballer is mostly referred to as Giovanni Giacone but contemporary sources suggest his name was Giuseppe. The Giovanni Giacone who died in 1964 could not the Olympian due to his age at death.