Francesco Della Rocca

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Francesco Della Rocca
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Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-14) 14 September 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Brindisi, Italy
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Palermo
Number 14
Youth career
2003–2005 Bologna
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2011 Bologna 36 (0)
2006–2007 Sambenedettese (loan) 16 (0)
2007–2008 Avellino (loan) 12 (0)
2008–2009 Sassuolo (loan) 7 (0)
2009–2010 Brescia (loan) 3 (0)
2010–2011 Perugia (loan) 6 (1)
2011– Palermo 21 (0)
2012–2013 Fiorentina (loan) 0 (0)
2013 Siena (loan) 17 (0)
2013–2014 Bologna (loan) 9 (0)
National team
2003 Italy U-16 2 (0)
2005–2006 Italy U-19 3 (0)
2008 Italy U-20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 August 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Francesco Della Rocca (born 14 September 1987 in Brindisi) is an Italian footballer currently playing for Palermo.

Club career[edit]

A Bologna youth product, he spent the early years of his professional career on loan to minor league clubs before playing his first full Serie A season in 2010–11. On 23 August 2011 he signed a new 5-year contract with Bologna,[1] but left the club only a week later to join Palermo in a co-ownership bid, for €3.5 million.[2]

In summer 2012, he joined ACF Fiorentina. However he was injured in September 2012.[3] On 12 January 2013, he moved on loan to Siena, and then spent the 2013–14 season on loan at his old club Bologna, playing only nine times.

He returned to Palermo after the end of his loan spell on June 2014, and was called up for the Rosanero's first team pre-season camp.

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of Luigi Della Rocca.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ufficiali Raggi e Stojanovic" [Officially Raggi & Stojanovic]. Bologna FC 1909 (in Italian). 23 August 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "TRE ACQUISTI PER I ROSANERO" [THREE ACQUISITIONS FOR THE ROSANERO] (in Italian). US Città di Palermo. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "DELLA ROCCA SI OPERA, TENDINOPATIA PER AQUILANI". Viola Channel (in Italian) (ACF Fiorentina). 4 September 2012. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 

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