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Ivan Francescato
Italy
Full name Ivan Francescato
Born February 10, 1967, Treviso
Died January 18, 1999 (aged 31 years 342 days)
Major teams Italy A, Italy
Position Centre
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 176 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1990-1997 38 38 0 77 16 0 0 0 16 21 1 43.42
IRB Rugby World Cup 1991-1995 6 6 0 4 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 33.33

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Test debut Italy v Romania at Padova, Oct 7, 1990 match details
Last Test Italy v South Africa at Bologna, Nov 8, 1997 match details
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Ivan Francescato was an Italian international who died tragically at the age of 33 in 1999. A centre, he played 38 times for the Azzurri scoring 16 tries.

Francescato spent his entire club career with Benetton Treviso where he won four Italian Championships in 1989,1992, 1997 and 1998. He made his international debut against Romania in 1990 and played in the following year's World Cup scoring a superb try against the United States. He again featured in the 1995 World Cup but he died of a heart attack four years later and his club retired the number 13 jersey in his honour.

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