Legends Database

Giuseppe FURINO

Defensive Midfielder

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Attacking Skills
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Playmaking
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Defending Skills

Other Positions

CM

167cm x 70kg; Right Footed; Prime 1970 – 1975

Physical Skills

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Acceleration
83%
Agility
82%
Balance
82%
Jump
83%
Natural Fitness
88%
Speed
79%
Stamina
96%
Strength
70%

Technical Skills

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Ball Control
75%
Dribbling
76%
Free Kicks
69%
Heading
75%
Long Passing
72%
Shooting Accuracy
68%
Shooting Power
80%
Shooting Technique
65%
Short Passing
78%

Tactical Skills

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Defensive Positioning
85%
Off the ball
64%
Teamwork
93%

Mental Skills

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Anticipation
85%
Concentration
83%
Consistency
93%
Determination
94%
Leadership
83%
Vision
78%

Attacking Skills

Finishing
52%

Defensive Skills

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Marking
85%
Sliding
86%
Tackling
79%

Info Box

– Known as “Furia”
– A tireless, tough and strong defensive midfielder

– Dives into tackles
– Mark his opponents tightly

Additional Skills

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Crossing
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Creativity
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Penalties
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Versatility
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Giuseppe Furino was a midfield maestro renowned for his exceptional defensive skills and tactical intelligence. Born on July 5, 1943, in Cosenza, Italy, Furino primarily operated as a defensive midfielder, adept at shielding his team’s backline and initiating attacks with precise distribution. He possessed remarkable vision, excellent ball control, and a fierce competitive spirit, earning him a reputation as one of Italy’s finest midfielders during his playing days.

Furino spent the majority of his club career at Juventus, where he became a stalwart in the midfield, contributing significantly to the club’s success in the 1970s. He played a key role in Juventus’ Serie A title wins in the 1971-72, 1972-73, and 1974-75 seasons, as well as their UEFA Cup triumph in 1977. Furino’s combative style and leadership qualities made him a fan favorite at Juventu