Giuseppe Di Masi

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Giuseppe Di Masi
Personal information
Full name Giuseppe Adriano Di Masi
Date of birth (1981-07-16) 16 July 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Foggia, Italy
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Avellino
Youth career
000?–1999 Foggia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2000 Foggia 22 (0)
2000–2001 Roma 0 (0)
2001 Palermo (loan) 2 (0)
2001–2003 Reggiana 13 (0)
2003 Pisa (loan) 0 (0)
2003–2005 Acireale 27 (0)
2005–2007 Sangiovannese 57 (0)
2007–2009 Igea Virtus 56 (0)
2009–2011 Barletta 44 (0)
2011–2012 Marsala 25 (0)
2012– Avellino 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2012–1 season.
† Appearances (Goals).

Giuseppe Adriano Di Masi (born 16 July 1981) is an Italian footballer who plays for Italian Serie B club Avellino.

Biography[edit]

Di Masi started his career at hometown club Foggia where he became the first choice in 1999-2000 Serie C2 season, after Foggia relegated from Serie C1.

Roma[edit]

In 2000, he was signed for Roma along with team-mate Attilio Nicodemo and Franco Brienza. Di Masi signed a 5-year contract and cost Roma 50 million lire (€25,823).[1] He played half season at Roma's Primavera U20 youth team as one of the keeper along with Matteo Napoli and Simone Paoletti.[2][3] Then in January 2000 joined Roma's sister club Palermo (from March 2000 until July 2002) on loan, re-united with Nicodemo. He played as one of the Vincenzo Sicignano's backup.

Reggiana[edit]

In July 2001, he joined Reggiana in co-ownership deal,[4] as part of Adewale Wahab's deal to Roma. (50% registration rights of Di Masi tagged for 2,500 million lire; around €1,291,142, while Wahab tagged for 3,000 million lire; €1,549,371[5]) From November to February he was the first choice ahead Patrick Bettoni, then Bettoni restored as first choice. In the 2002-03 season, he was the backup of Raffaele Nuzzo and Luca Mondini. In January 2003, he left for Serie C1 side Pisa.

Lega Pro[edit]

In June 2003, Reggiana got the remain 50% registration rights from Roma for free,[6] but sent him to Acireale of Serie C1. He then played as first choice for Serie C1 club Sangiovannese, then Serie C2/Lega Pro Seconda Divisione side Igea Virtus[7] and Barletta.[8][9]

In 2010–11 Lega Pro Prima Divisione season, the division newcomer signed Andrea Tesoniero as first choice and Renato Dossena as backup keeper, made Di Masi became the third keeper. Since October he became the first choice again, due to the injury of Tesoniero. He also played twice in 2010–11 Coppa Italia Lega Pro.[10][11] In January 2011 the team signed the new keeper Ugo Gabrieli.

Di Masi was released on 30 June 2011. In October 2011 Di Masi joined Serie D club Marsala .[12]

In July 2012 Di Masi returned to professional football for Avellino,[13] as the backup of Ermanno Fumagalli.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RELAZIIONE SEMESTRALE AL 31 DIICEMBRE 2000". AS Roma (in Italian) (Borsa Italiana Archive). Retrieved 2010-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Primavera Squad 2000/2001". Channel 2. Retrieved 2010-04-05. 
  3. ^ "La Squadra Primavera". AS Roma (in Italian). Archived from the original on 2000-12-17. Retrieved 2010-04-12. 
  4. ^ "Situazione campagna acquisti/cessioni A.S. Roma". AS Roma (in Italian). 2001-07-12. Archived from the original on 2001-12-15. Retrieved 2010-04-12. 
  5. ^ AS Roma SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2002 (Italian)
  6. ^ Lega Calcio transfer list
  7. ^ official Lega Calcio Serie C transfer list
  8. ^ Andrea Zalamena (2009-07-24). "UFFICIALE: Barletta, altro acquisto con Di Masi". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). Retrieved 2010-04-12. 
  9. ^ "Di Masi è ufficialmente biancorosso". SS Barletta Calcio (in Italian). 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2010-04-12. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Barletta batte 2-1 la Salernitana". SS Barletta Calcio (in Italian). 13 October 2010. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  11. ^ "Coppa Italia Lega Pro: Foggia-Barletta 2-1". SS Barletta Calcio (in Italian). 27 October 2010. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 
  12. ^ "MERCATO AZZURRI: GRANDE COLPO DEL MARSALA "DI MASI" È IL NUOVO GUARDA PALI AZZURRO" (in Italian). SC Marsala 1912. 20 October 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "Ingaggiato il portiere Giuseppe Di Masi" (in Italian). AS Avellino 1912. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2013. 

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