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 Gianfranco CASARSA 1974-1979 
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Name: Gianfranco Casarsa

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Country: :ITA: Italy
Club: ACF Fiorentina (1974-1978), A.C. Perugia (1978-1981)
Position: *CF, SS
Side: RF/BS
Age: 21-26 years (28/03/1953)

Height: 180 cm
Weight: 75 kg


Attack: 83
Defence: 42
Balance: 83
Stamina: 81
Top Speed: 79
Acceleration: 81
Response: 84
Agility: 81
Dribble Accuracy: 78
Dribble Speed: 81
Short Pass Accuracy: 79
Short Pass Speed: 75
Long Pass Accuracy: 76
Long Pass Speed: 74
Shot Accuracy: 81 (Fiorentina) | 77 (Perugia)
Shot Power: 83
Shot Technique: 82
Free Kick Accuracy: 73
Curling: 73
Header: 82
Jump: 84
Technique: 79
Aggression: 84
Mentality: 77
Goalkeeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 79

Injury Tolerance: B
Condition: 6
Weak Foot Accuracy: 6
Weak Foot Frequency: 5
Consistency: 6
Growth type: Early/Peak

CARDS:
S01 - Marauding
S04 - PK Taker
S05 - 1-touch Play

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Reaction - PK Taker - 1-touch Play

Attack/Defence Awareness Card: Attack Minded


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Casarsa was a centre forward who could act also as secondary striker. He had his most prolific period at Fiorentina from 1974 to 1978: 126 matches and 28 goals. During the following three seasons at Perugia, his scoring rate decreased but he was still a key player for the Grifoni with 75 appearances and 8 goals. He played for other clubs including Spal, Bari and Udinese.
Casarsa was a strong striker, gifted with good technique. An able penalty taker, he took 13 successfully between Fiorentina and Perugia and used to take them without running. He was also a good free kick taker, characteristic he showed mainly at Perugia because at Fiorentina Antognoni already had that task. He had a fine sense of goal and accuracy with the head, was reactive and gifted with a remarkable leap. He was also capable to create scoring chances thanks to a fine passing ability. Occasionally, he helped regaining possession of the ball in the midfield.

https://youtu.be/7COzrX_N5bA?t=38 Header against Foggia
https://youtu.be/wL4fUJjDcXU?t=135 Powerful goal against Milan
https://youtu.be/ZyvfM4bnu_g?t=123 Great leap and header against Atalanta
https://youtu.be/JErc94AjLhk?t=5 Diving header against Bologna
https://youtu.be/JErc94AjLhk?t=20 Fast ribbling and powerful left-footed goal against Bologna


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