Davide Capello

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Davide Capello
Personal information
Full name Davide Ugo Capello
Date of birth (1984-09-27) 27 September 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Nuoro, Italy
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Cagliari
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Cagliari 2 (0)
2005 Belluno (loan) 11 (0)
2005–2007 Olbia 5 (0)
2007–2008 Nuorese 7 (0)
2008–2009 Alghero 8 (0)
2009–2013 Budoni[1] 48 (0)
2013 Savona 1 (0)
Total 82 (0)
National team
2004 Italy U20 3 (0)
2005 Italy Mediterranean 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Davide Ugo Capello (born 27 September 1984) is an former Italian professional footballer.

Biography[edit]

Born in Nuoro, Sardinia, Capello started his career at Sardinian side Cagliari. In 2002-03 season, due to the suspension of Armando Pantanelli, he played as Paolo Mancini's backup on 26 January 2003 against Venezia. He won Serie B Runner-up in 2004. He was the third keeper behind Gennaro Iezzo and Fanis Katergiannakis in 2004–05 Serie A season. In January 2005, he left for Belluno in exchange with Luca Tomasig. In August 2005, he left for Olbia in co-ownership deal.[2] In January 2007, he left for Nuorese.[3] In 2008-09 season, he played for Alghero and in 2009-10 season for Serie D side Budoni.[4]

In July 2013 he joined Savona as goalkeeping coach,[5] however he also played once for the first team. In December 2013 he returned to Sardinia[6] and worked in the Fire Department.[7]

International career[edit]

In 2004, he was call-up to the Italy U20 team (U21 feeder team) and played 3 times. In 2005 he was called to Italy U21 B team specially for 2005 Mediterranean Games, for a preparation match against Serie D Best XI.[8] He played his only match with the team against Morocco.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fullsoccer.eu/giocatori.php?giocatore=CAPELLO%20Davide
  2. ^ "NUOVI TRASFERIMENTI". Cagliari Calcio (in Italian). 2005-08-06. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  3. ^ Christian Seu (2007-01-23). "UFFICIALE: Nuorese, presi Chigou e Capello". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Campionato, Boville - Budoni 1-0". budonicalcio.com (in Italian). 2009-10-25. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  5. ^ "La prima conferenza stampa: tutte le novità" (in Italian). Savona FBC. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Il Savona Fbc saluta Davide Capello" (in Italian). Savona FBC. 28 December 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ha firmato Stefano Ancona" (in Italian). Savona FBC. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "TOP 11 SERIE D: i convocati delle squadre partecipanti all'evento di Macerata". Serie D News (in Italian). 27 May 2005. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  9. ^ "Azzurri, un pari vale la qualificazione". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 28 June 2005. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 

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