Alessandro Lucarelli

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Alessandro Lucarelli
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-07-22) July 22, 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Livorno, Italy
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre back / Left back
Club information
Current team
Parma
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2002 Piacenza 89 (0)
1997–1998 Leffe (loan) 29 (0)
2002–2003 Palermo 28 (0)
2003–2004 Fiorentina 31 (0)
2004–2005 Livorno 27 (4)
2005–2007 Reggina 67 (4)
2007 Siena 0 (0)
2007–2008 Genoa 29 (1)
2008– Parma 222 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

Alessandro Lucarelli (born 22 July 1977 in Livorno) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender. He currently plays for Parma. He is a left-footed centre back who can also play left back.

Club career[edit]

Alessandro Lucarelli started his professional career at S.S.D. Piacenza Calcio 1919, debuting in 1996. He went out on loan the next season to U.C. AlbinoLeffe to gain first team experience, making 29 appearances with the side. He became a more prominent member of the first team upon his return to Piacenza.

After Piacenza were relegated from Serie A at the end of the 01/02 season, Lucarelli moved to U.S. Città di Palermo, then in Serie B, where he spent just one season, making 28 appearances for the Rosanero.

He then moved to another Serie B side, this time ACF Fiorentina, where he made 31 appearances with the Viola as they were promoted to Serie A.

A.S. Livorno Calcio noticed the defenders qualities and signed him for the 2004/05 Serie A season. He made 28 appearances in his only season at the club and also scored his first goals in his professional career. His first came in round three against Reggina and score three more that season.

Lucarelli moved to Reggina Calcio for the 2005/06 season, making it his fourth club in four years.

In the summer of 2007, he was exchanged to A.C. Siena for Francesco Cozza, but immediately left for Genoa C.F.C. where he signed a three year contract.[1] Genoa paid €1.9 million to Siena to acquire Lucarelli.[2]

The following summer, 2008, he rejoined his brother Cristiano at Parma F.C., who paid €1.2 million for him[3][4] Parma were in Serie B at the time. Lucarelli helped Parma to promotion that season, making 39 appearances.

Lucarelli has been a starter at Parma ever since joining them and as of December 2014, he has over 220 appearances for the club.

Family[edit]

He is the younger brother of Cristiano Lucarelli, who played for Livorno. Both the Lucarelli brothers captained their respective clubs for the 2006–07 season.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ufficiale l’acquisto del difensore Lucarelli". Genoa CFC (in Italian). 22 August 2007. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Genoa CFC Report and Accounts on 31 December 2008 (Italian)
  3. ^ Genoa CFC Report and Accounts on 31 December 2009 (Italian)
  4. ^ http://www.fcparma.com/stagione/archivio-news/8457-le-curiosita-di-parma-napoli-lucarelli-100-in-gialloblu.html[dead link]