Davide Bassi

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Davide Bassi
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-04-12) 12 April 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Sarzana, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 28
Youth career
2002–2003 Empoli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Massese 86 (0)
2006– Empoli 122 (0)
2010–2011 Torino (loan) 16 (0)
2011–2012 Sassuolo (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2008 Italy Olympic 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 March 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Davide Bassi (born 12 April 1985) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Empoli.


Born in Sarzana, Liguria, Bassi started his professional career at Tuscany club Massese. In 2005 he returned to Empoli in co-ownership deal.[1] Bassi formally returned to Empoli on 1 July 2006. He became the first choice, ahead Daniele Balli in the second half of 2007–08 Serie A. After the team relegated, he remained as the first choice. In 2010–11 Serie B he left for Torino to replace departed Matteo Sereni. Empoli signed Jasmin Handanović to replace Bassi.

In July 2011 he left for Sassuolo, but as Alberto Pomini understudy.

In July 2013 Bassi changed his shirt number to no.28.[2]

International career[edit]

Bassi never capped for Italy until 2008 Toulon Tournament. The coach rested the regular starters of the under-21 team and picked Bassi and Enrico Alfonso. They shared the first choice role, winning the tournament. However he did not go to the Beijing Olympics.


  1. ^ "Trasferimenti 2005" (PDF). lega-calcio.it (in Italian). Lega Nazionale Professionisti. Archived from the original on 18 November 2007. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Numerazione ufficiale prima squadra" (in Italian). Empoli FC. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 

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