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Greatest Serie A forwards – part one


Silvio Piola

Silvio Piola is the greatest goalscorer in Serie A history. He scored a total of 274 goals, 24 more than second placed – Francesco Totti.

Piola is the only player in history to be the all-time Serie A top scorer for three different teams: Pro Vercelli, Lazio, and Novara.

The Italian made 537 appearances it the league in the period from 1929 to 1954 and won the World Cup with Italy in 1938, scoring two goals in the final.

He never won the Serie A and died in 1996 at the age of 83.