|Full name||Romeo Benetti|
|Date of birth||20 October 1945|
|Place of birth||Verona, Italy|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Romeo Benetti (born 20 October 1945 in Albaredo d'Adige) is a former Italian footballer. Benetti was a midfielder known for his stamina and goal-scoring ability. He is also able to play in a more defensive role and his hard-tackling style epitomised the catenaccio tactics made famous by Italy during the 1970s.
The wide midfield player started his career in 1968 with Juventus. However, he joined Sampdoria on loan for one season. His breakthrough came in the 1970/1971 Serie A season, when he joined A.C. Milan. In 1971 he made his debut for Italy.
In 2007 he was voted in at number 30 in a list of footballs 50 greatest hardmen by times online.
- Scudetto 1976–77, 1977–78
- Italian Cup 1971–72, 1972–73, 1978–79, 1979–80, 1980–81.
- UEFA Cup Winners Cup 1972–73
- UEFA Cup 1976–77
- Scudetto Runners-up 1970–71, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1980–81
- Italian Cup Runners-up 1970–71, 1974–75,
- UEFA Super Cup Runners-up 1973
- UEFA Cup Winners Cup Runners-up 1973–74
- Fourth place in 1978 World Cup.
- Fourth place in UEFA Euro 1980.
|A.C. Milan Captain