Bruno Fornaroli

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Bruno Fornaroli
Personal information
Full name Bruno Fornaroli Mezza
Date of birth (1987-09-07) 7 September 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Figueirense
Number 99
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Nacional 12 (10)
2008–2012 Sampdoria 17 (0)
2009 San Lorenzo (loan) 12 (2)
2009–2010 Recreativo Huelva (loan) 17 (2)
2011 Nacional (loan) 9 (4)
2012–2013 Panathinaikos 17 (0)
2014– Danubio 14 (2)
2014– Figueirense (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:01, 16 March 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Bruno Fornaroli Mezza (born 7 September 1987 in Salto) is a Uruguayan footballer currently playing for Figueirense in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A as a forward. He is also nicknamed El Tuna.

Career[edit]

On July 2007, Fornaroli – who has Italian ancestry – was moved to Italian Serie A team Sampdoria from Nacional in which he started career as a professional footballer. He acquired an Italian passport in 2008, making it easier to sign with clubs based in the European Union.[1]

On August 2009, he was loaned to Recreativo Huelva.[2]

In January 2011, Fornaroli was loaned back to Nacional, returning in August 2011 to Sampdoria following their relegation.

On 21 July 2012, Fornaroli signed[3] a 3 years contract with Panathinaikos F.C. after Jesualdo Ferreira requested to have him in his team.

On 2 September 2013, he terminated his contract with Panathinaikos.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 4 January 2014[5][6][7]


Club Season League Cup Continental[A] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nacional 2007–08 12 10 8 2 20 12
Sampdoria 2008–09 5 0 1 1 4 2 9 3
2010–11 1 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12 11 0 0 0 11 0
Total 17 0 4 2 21 2
San Lorenzo (loan) 2008–09 12 2 3 0 15 2
Recreativo Huelva (loan) 2009–10 17 2 3 1 20 3
Nacional (loan) 2010–11 9 4 4 0 13 4
Panathinaikos 2012–13 17 0 2 2 7 0 26 2
Total 84 18 6 4 26 4 116 26

Footnotes[edit]

A. ^ Includes appearances in the Copa Libertadores, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Champions League.

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