Alfredo Tomassini

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Alfredo Tomassini
Personal information
Full name Luis Alfredo Tomassini Aita
Date of birth (1964-06-24)June 24, 1964
Date of death December 8, 1987(1987-12-08) (aged 23)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Sporting Cristal
Alianza Lima
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alfredo Tomassini (24 June 1964 – 8 December 1987) was a Peruvian football player.

Nicknamed el Tanque Blanco,[1] Tomassini was a forward for the club Sporting Cristal between 1985 and 1986 and Alianza Lima, until 1987 when he died in an airplane crash known as the 1987 Alianza Lima air disaster. He survived the initial crash but due to a broken leg was not able to stay afloat.[2] His body was never recovered.

Tomasini was also an expert swimmer graduated from the British Markham College.


  1. ^ Muchos preguntan: ¿Vive Tomassini? - Libero (Spanish)
  2. ^ "La Marina no ocultó informe". Retrieved 2007-01-06.