Mauro Biello

08 August 1972
Montréal, Québec, Canada
175 cm
Concordia University
Where they grew up
Montréal, Québec, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
4 Appearances
1 Starts
0 Goals
0 Assists


Mauro Biello

Mauro Biello... speaks French, English and Italian... soccer family (brother-in-law Nick De Santis, son Alessandro Biello)... growing up, favourites included Diego Maradona and Roberto Baggio... he was five years old when he started playing soccer at AS Notre-Dame-de-Grâce... earned his Canada Soccer Coaching B Diploma in 2014 and his Canada Soccer Coaching A Diploma in 2016...

his Impact de Montréal jersey number 20 was retired in his honour... the Mauro Biello Field at Marymount Academy was named in his honour in 2017... was honoured on the CF Montréal Wall of Fame (Mur de la renommée)...

represented Canada in two cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and one edition of Concacaf Gold Cup Qualifiers... made four international "A" appearances across 10 years from 1995 to 2004 with Canada Soccer's Men's National Team… represented Canada at one FIFA youth tournament (U-16 at Scotland 1989)...

with Impact de Montréal, a Canadian Championship winner (Voyageurs Cup in 2008)... a five-time A-League / USL First Division regular season winner (Commissioner's Cup in 1995, 1996, 1997, 2005 and 2006) and three-time APSL / USL First Division Championship winner (1994, 2004, 2009)... with Rochester Raging Rhinos, a US Open Cup Championship winner (Lamar Hunt Trophy in 1999) and USL First Division winner (Commissioner’s Cup in 1999)... retired as the Impact de Montréal’s all-time goalscoring leader in all competitions (surpassed by Ignacio Piatti in 2019)...

served as Canada team staff at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022...

said Biello in 1993, “my game is based on speed. the fact that I weigh just 145 pounds gives me an advantage in my movements on the pitch. I equally like moving the ball quickly to my teammates”... said John Herdman in 2018, “Having represented Canada on a number of different levels and having both played and coached with a Canadian professional team, he brings a unique perspective, in-depth experience and a wisdom that will greatly influence Canadian soccer for years to come.”...

For Country

represented Canada at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Scotland 1989... he was 23 years old when he made his debut for Canada (11 October 1995)... represented Canada in 2004 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 2006 (he did not feature)...

For Sport

served as an assistant coach for Impact de Montréal (2009-2014)... served as head coach for Impact de Montréal (2015-2017)...

served as Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team Assistant Coach and EXCEL U-23 Program Director (starting 2018)...

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