Andrea Consigli

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Andrea Consigli
Consigli UDI-ATA 1-3.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-01-27) 27 January 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Cormano, Italy
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Atalanta
Number 47
Youth career
2004–2006 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006– Atalanta 124 (0)
2006–2007 Sambenedettese (loan) 32 (0)
2007–2008 Rimini (loan) 35 (0)
National team
2006–2009 Italy U-21 21 (0)
2008 Olympic Italy 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 August 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 June 2009

Andrea Consigli (born 27 January 1987 in Cormano) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Serie A club Atalanta.

Club career[edit]

To gain some first team experience, the young goalkeeper was loaned out to Serie C1 side Sambenedettese in the 2006–07 season. The following season, he was loaned to Serie B side Rimini. After a successful loan spell there, he returned to Atalanta and acquired the number 1 shirt.

International career[edit]

Consigli made his debut with the Italy U21 squad on 15 August 2006, in a friendly match against Croatia. Then he was selected by head coach Pierluigi Casiraghi in the squad for the 2007 U-21 Championship as the third choice goalkeeper. After that competition he became the first choice in the goal for Italy U-21 team until the 2009 U-21 Championship.

In 2008 he took part at the 2008 Summer Olympics with the Italian Olympic team, as the back up of Emiliano Viviano.

He received his first call up for the Italian senior team by head coach Cesare Prandelli, for the friendly match against England held on 15 August 2012 in Bern.[1]

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