Great players: Silvio Gaspari

Silvio Gaspari was born in Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy, on December 12, 1928. He played amateur soccer for Falconara, Terra Maggiore and Puglia in Italy.

The goalkeeper joined Pescara Calcio in 1951. In the 1951-52 season he helped Pescara win promotion to the Italian Serie C. He stayed with Pescara until he emigrated to Canada in 1954.

Silvio joined National Soccer League club Toronto Italia in 1957. He was a vital member of the Toronto Italia that won both the 1957 NSL league championship and play-off championship.

Silvio passed away on October 15, 2003, in his hometown Pescara.

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