Bosio, Edoardo

Name: Bosio, Edoardo
Gender: male
Birth: 1864 Torino
Death: 1933 Torino
Description: Popular in the Societa' Canottieri Armida, Bosio had a diploma in accounting and because of his occupation as a merchant for a British textile industry he was given the opportunity to live in England and consequently be associated with the early soccer interests of that country. As a young man, Bosio was a merchant worker in the British textile industry, as part of his work he had the opportunity to live in London, England for a while and experienced the game of football. Upon returning to his native Turin in 1887 he was determined to spread the word of football in his homeland; he brought back a leather ball and founded Torino Football and Cricket Club that year, following called “Torino Internazionale”. In 1900 Bosio remained with the club as they merged into FBC Torinese, picking up another runners-up spot and notably scoring a hat-trick against Milan in the semi-finals of the Italian Football Championship.
Places: Plus Torino
Plus Torino
Photographs: Bosio, Edoardo_ritratto | Bosio, Edoardo_portrait