Alessandro Tuia

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Alessandro Tuia
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-06-08) 8 June 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Civita Castellana, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1999–2000 Civita Castellana[citation needed]
2000–2009 Lazio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Lazio 1 (0)
2009–2011 Monza (loan) 42 (0)
2011–2012 Foligno 25 (0)
2012– Salernitana 25 (0)
National team
2005–2006 Italy U-16 8 (1)
2005–2007 Italy U-17 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 July 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2007

Alessandro Tuia (born 8 June 1990) is an Italian footballer who plays as a central defender for Salernitana.

Club career[edit]

Tuia is a product of the Lazio youth academy and former captain of the Primavera youth team, being invited to train with the senior side in the 2008-09 season. He made his Serie A debut on 31 May 2009, when he came off the bench in the second half of Lazio's 2–0 defeat to Juventus in the Stadio Olimpico di Torino.[1]

In the summer 2009 he has been loaned to Lega Pro Prima Divisione (Italian third tier) club Monza, in order to gain first team experience.[2] The loan was extended in summer 2010.

In August 2011, he joined Foligno in the Lega Pro Prima Divisione in co-ownership deal and at the end of the season, he came back to Lazio,[3] and then he was immediately sold to Salernitana in another co-ownership deal.

International career[edit]

Tuia has been the captain of the Italian U-17 side.[4]

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