Born in 1941, Franco Lavoratori has been one of the greatest Italian players of all times. He won 13 National titles competing with Pro-Recco, Italy from 1959 to 1974. In 1964, with a decisive goal of him, Pro-Recco won the European Water Polo Champions Cup. He was player of the Italian National team that won the gold medal into the Rome 1960 Olympic Games and took part Tokyo 1964 (4th), to Mexico 1968 (4th) and Munich 1974 (6th) Olympic Games.
Source: courtesy Francesco Grillone http://www.waterpoloweb.com