Andrea Tozzo

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Andrea Tozzo
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-08-30) 30 August 1992 (age 21)
Place of birth Riva del Garda, Italy
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Latina
Number 12
Youth career
2001–2010 Verona
2009–2010 Fiorentina (loan)
2010–2012 Sampdoria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Sampdoria 0 (0)
2012–2013 Portogruaro (loan) 31 (0)
2014 Latina (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2011 Italy U19[2][3] 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Andrea Tozzo (born 30 August 1992) is an Italian footballer who plays for Latina on loan from Serie A club Sampdoria.

Biography[edit]

Born in Riva del Garda[4] and grows in nearby Torbole,[5][6] Trentino region, Tozzo started his career at Veneto club Hellas Verona F.C. in 2001. He was the player of Allievi U16 team for 2007–08 Veneto regional Allievi League[7] In 2008–09 season he was in the Allievi A team (U17) for the national Allievi League.[8] Tozzo promoted to the reserve of Verona for the reserve league dedicated to Lega Pro clubs, but at the start of season Serie A club ACF Fiorentina borrowed Tozzo for its reserve.[9] Tozzo was the backup of Andrea Seculin and played 5 times.[10][11][12][13][14] His team-mate, Tommaso Scuffia and Marcos Miranda were received first team call-up and played 7 and 3 times respectively in the reserve league. La Viola did not bought Tozzo outright; instead another first division club U.C. Sampdoria borrowed Tozzo with option to buy.[6][15] Tozzo re-joined Luciano Bruni, vice-coach of Verona first team in 2008–09 season and the coach of Sampdoria reserve team in 2010–11. Tozzo replaced departed Marco Costantino as a key player of the reserve; he competed the starting place with Davide Negretti, who started 13 times and Tozzo 12. In summer 2011 Doria excised the rights to sign Tozzo in co-ownership deal for €100,000 in 4-year contract.[16] Following the departure of Negretti, Tozzo was the only first choice of the reserve in 2011–12 season, also his last season he eligible. On 20 June 2012 the co-ownership was renewed.[17][18]

Tozzo along with Moreno Beretta, Edoardo Blondett, Andrea Magrassi, Alessandro Martinelli and Giuseppe Zampano, they were transferred to Italian third division club Portogruaro in temporary deal, on 2 August 2012.[19] Tozzo became the starting keeper in the first match (round 2) of 2012–13 Lega Pro Prima Divisione,[20][21] ahead Andrea Bavena who played both matches of the cup.

On 21 January 2014, Tozzo joined Serie B side Latina on a loan deal.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sampdoria profile (Italian)
  2. ^ FIGC (Italian)
  3. ^ "PER L’UNDER 19 DOPPIA AMICHEVOLE A PRAGA IL 19 E IL 21" (in Italian). FIGC. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Portogruaro squadra (Italian)
  5. ^ http://www.sampdoria.it/squadra/rosa-2011-2012/tozzo-andrea.html
  6. ^ a b "Calciomercato, Tozzo alla Sampdoria" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 16 July 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "Iniziata l'avventura degli Allievi Nazionali e Regionali" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 14 August 2007. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Giovanissimi Nazionali agli Ottavi, eliminati gli Allievi Nazionali" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 25 May 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  9. ^ "SAN PIERO A SIEVE, IL QUARTO GIORNO". Viola Channel (in Italian) (ACF Fiorentina). 31 July 2009. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  10. ^ "PRIMAVERA, LA FORMAZIONE VIOLA". Viola Channel (in Italian) (ACF Fiorentina). 20 February 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  11. ^ "FORMAZIONE PRIMAVERA". Viola Channel (in Italian) (ACF Fiorentina). 27 February 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  12. ^ "PRIMAVERA KO CON IL GENOA". Viola Channel (in Italian) (ACF Fiorentina). 6 March 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  13. ^ "FORMAZIONE PRIMAVERA". Viola Channel (in Italian) (ACF Fiorentina). 13 March 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  14. ^ "FORMAZIONE PRIMAVERA". Viola Channel (in Italian) (ACF Fiorentina). 24 March 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  15. ^ "Due rinforzi per la Primavera: Tozzo e Rossi alla Samp" (in Italian). UC Sampdoria. 16 July 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  16. ^ UC Sampdoria SpA Report and Accounts on 31 December 2011 (Italian), CCIAA
  17. ^ "Rinnovata la compartecipazione relativa ad Andrea Tozzo" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 20 June 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  18. ^ "Martella riscattato dalla Samp, Bacchetti al Pescara" (in Italian). UC Sampdoria. 21 June 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  19. ^ "Sei giovani passano a titolo temporaneo al Portogruaro" (in Italian). UC Sampdoria. 2 August 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  20. ^ "2^ giornata: Lumezzane - Portogruaro 1-1" (in Italian). AC Lumezzane. 9 September 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  21. ^ "Al Comunale finisce 1-1 con il Portogruaro" (in Italian). AC Lumezzane. 9 September 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  22. ^ "Andrea Tozzo è un giocatore del Latina" (in Italian). U.S. Latina Calcio. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 

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