Emiliano Bonazzoli

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Emiliano Bonazzoli
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-01-20) 20 January 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth Asola, Italy
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Budapest Honvéd
Number 28
Youth career
1996–1997 Brescia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 Brescia 53 (10)
1999 Cesena (loan) 21 (1)
2000–2003 Parma 36 (8)
2000–2001 Hellas Verona (loan) 28 (7)
2003 Reggina (loan) 17 (7)
2003–2006 Reggina 59 (10)
2005–2006 Sampdoria (loan) 17 (9)
2006–2009 Sampdoria 66 (7)
2009 Fiorentina (loan) 12 (1)
2009–2012 Reggina 76 (27)
2013 Padova 11 (3)
2013–2014 Marano 4 (0)
2014– Budapest Honvéd 9 (0)
National team
2006 Italy 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 April 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Emiliano Bonazzoli (born 20 January 1979) is an Italian footballer who plays as a striker for Budapest Honvéd.

Club career[edit]

Bonazzoli started his career at Brescia. He played his first professional match on 15 May 1997 against Lecce, which his only match of the season the Serie B Champion. In the next two seasons he occasionally played for the first team and youth team. In second half of 1998–99 season, he left for league rival Cesena.

Bonazzoli was signed by Parma in a co-ownership deal in 1999. He was loaned back to Brescia and scored 9 league goals for the team.


In June 2000, Parma decided bought all remain registration rights from Brescia. He played the opening match on 1 October 2000, then left on loan to league rival Verona.

Bonazzoli returned to Parma and played 1½ season for the team.


Bonazzoli was sent on loan to Reggina in January 2003. At the end of season the club signed him in a co-ownership deal, for €925,000.[1]


In summer 2005, he was loaned to Sampdoria along with Marco Zamboni,[2] which Bonazzoli secured a permanent move from Parma and Reggina in summer 2006. He suffered from injuries and at the start of 2007–08 Serie A, Andrea Caracciolo was signed to replace him.

He scored 4 goals in a UEFA Cup match for Sampdoria, on 14 January 2009, he was loaned to Fiorentina in exchange for Giampaolo Pazzini.

Return to Reggina[edit]

In July 2009 he signed a contract with Reggina in order to seek more regular start.[3] He only valued €850,000 at that time.[4]

He was excluded from the squad for the start of the 2012–13 Serie B season.


In November 2012 he joined Calcio Padova, which became official at the start of the January transfer window.

Budapest Honvéd[edit]

In January 2014, Bonazzoli was signed by the Hungarian League club, Budapest Honvéd FC.

National team[edit]

Bonazzoli was a member of Italy's U-18 team at the 1996 European Under-18 Football Championship Final tournament, the Italy U-21 team that won the 2002 European Under-21 Football Championship. He was first called up for the Italy squad in September 2006 for Euro 2008 qualifying qualification matches against Lithuania and France, but did not play in any of those. He finally made his international debut in a friendly against Turkey on 15 November 2006.



  1. ^ Parma FC SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2005 (Italian)
  2. ^ "Sampdoria swoop for Reggina pair". UEFA.com. 13 August 2005. Retrieved 15 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bonazzoli alla Reggina" (in Italian). regginacalcio.com. 14 July 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2009. [dead link]
  4. ^ UC Sampdoria Report and Accounts on 31 December 2009 (Italian)

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