Francesco Modesto

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Francesco Modesto
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-02-16) 16 February 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Crotone, Italy
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left wingback
Club information
Current team
Padova
Youth career
Cosenza
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2002 Cosenza 30 (0)
2001 Vibonese (loan) 18 (0)
2002–2003 Palermo 13 (0)
2004–2005 Ascoli 60 (3)
2005–2008 Reggina 104 (4)
2008–2010 Genoa 26 (0)
2010 Bologna FC (loan) 13 (0)
2011– Parma 40 (4)
2012– Pescara (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2001–2002 Italy U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:48, 5 September 2012 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:00, 14 February 2001 (UTC)

Francesco Modesto (born 16 February 1982 in Crotone) is an Italian footballer who plays as a winger for Pescara, on loan from Parma.

Career[edit]

In 2001–02 season, he was signed by A.C. Venezia and loaned back to Cosenza. In August 2002, After Maurizio Zamparini purchased Palermo, he followed team-mate traveled to the Sicily side.

In January 2010 Genoa's winger officially went on loan to Bologna.

Parma[edit]

On 3 January 2011, Genoa's full share in Modesto was transferred to Parma in a move which saw Parma's share in Luca Antonelli go the other way and the exchange of the half registrations of Raffaele Palladino and Alberto Paloschi. Genoa also paid €5.85M.[1] Modesto signed a contract until 2014 and became a regular as a left-sided midfielder in Franco Colomba's 4–4–2 in the spring of 2011.

Loan to Pescara[edit]

Modesto signed on loan to Serie A newcomers for the 2012–13 season, Pescara, on the final day of the 2012 summer transfer window.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Updated 13 December 2011

Club League Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Cosenza Serie B 1999-00 0 0 2 0 - - 0 0 2 0
2000–01 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 0
Vibonese Serie D 2000–01 18 0 0 0 - - 0 0 18 0
Cosenza Serie B 2001–02 30 0 2 0 - - 0 0 32 0
Palermo 2002–03 12 0 1 0 - - 0 0 13 0
2003–04 1 0 5 0 - - 0 0 6 0
Ascoli 19 0 0 0 - - 0 0 19 0
2004–05 41 3 3 0 - - 2 0 46 3
Reggina Serie A 2005–06 37 0 0 0 - - 0 0 37 0
2006–07 35 2 3 1 - - 0 0 38 3
2007–08 32 1 2 0 - - 0 0 34 1
Genoa 2008–09 14 0 2 0 - - 0 0 16 0
2009–10 10 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 14 0
Bologna (loan) 13 0 0 0 - - 0 0 13 0
Genoa 2010–11 1 0 1 0 - - 0 0 2 0
Parma 15 1 2 0 - - 0 0 17 1
2011–12 25 3 1 0 - - 0 0 26 3
Pescara (loan) 2012–13 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 0
Career Total 303 10 24 1 3 0 2 0 332 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genoa CFC SpA Report and Accounts on 31 December 2011 (Italian)
  2. ^ "Speciale calciomercato: chiusura" [Transfer special: closing]. Delfino Pescara 1936 (in Italian). 31 August 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

(Italian) Career Statistics at tuttocalciatori.it

(Italian) National Squad Statistics at FIGC.it