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Continuing the “British Genoa” theme, here’s an excellent piece from ATP favourite Giancarlo Rinaldi on Giovanni “Johnny” Moscardini. Johnny was a Scottish-born Italian who scored 7 goals in 9 Azzurri appearances and briefly strutted his stuff for the Rossoblu in the 1920’s.

I wish I’d discovered this guy during my own research, but I only discovered this piece earlier today while catching-up on Rinaldi’s excellent blog. I consider myself a Scot first and a Briton second, so while I like¬†Genoa’s English connection (Spensley, Garbutt et al) I absolutely love¬†this tale of one of my countrymen succeeding in calcio. Take a look: it’s a great read.

BBC: The Scotsman who played for Italy

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