Giuseppe Prestia

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Giuseppe Prestia
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-11-13) 13 November 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Palermo, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Crotone
Youth career
0000–2012 Palermo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Palermo 0 (0)
2012–2013 Ascoli (loan) 25 (0)
2013 Parma 0 (0)
2013– Crotone 6 (0)
2014 Oțelul Galați (loan) 14 (0)
National team
2009 Italy U-16[2] 6 (0)
2011 Italy U-18[2] 3 (0)
2011 Italy U-19[2] 7 (0)
2012– Italy U-20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:08, 27 September 2013 (UTC)

Giuseppe Prestia (born 13 November 1993 in Palermo, Italy) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender for Crotone.

Club career[edit]

Prestia is a youth product of hometown club Palermo, and also served as team captain for the Primavera squad. He made his senior debut on 15 December 2010, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2010–11 UEFA Europa League game against FC Lausanne-Sport under head coach Delio Rossi.[3]

In June 2012, he was loaned out to Serie B outfit Ascoli in order to make him gain more first team experience.[4] He made his debut on September 1 against Bari.

At the end of the 2012-13 season it was announced that Prestia would not return to Palermo, moving permanently to Serie A side Parma.[5] A month after his move to Parma, he joined Serie B team F.C. Crotone on a co-ownership deal.[6]

In February 2014 Giuseppe moved to Oțelul Galați on a 6 month loan and the Romanian football club have the option to buy him for two-year contract.[7]

International career[edit]

Prestia represented Italy at youth level, being part of U-16, U-18 and U-19 squads between 2009 and 2011.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 29 December 2013
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2010–11 Palermo Serie A 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2011–12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Ascoli Serie B 25 0 0 0 25 0
2013–14 Crotone Serie B 6 0 1 0 7 0
Total Italy 31 0 1 0 1 0 33 0
Career total 31 0 1 0 1 0 33 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Giuseppe Prestia" (in Italian). Parma F.C. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Convocazioni e presenze in campo PRESTIA GIUSEPPE" (in Italian). FIGC.it. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lausanne 0-1 Palermo". UEFA.com. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 27 August 20120.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "In arrivo dal Palermo Giuseppe Prestia" [Giuseppe Prestia arriving from Palermo] (in Italian). Ascoli Calcio 1898. 21 June 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "UFFICIALE: Prestia nuovo difensore del Parma". Parmalive.com. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Prestia è del Crotone". F.C. Crotone Website. 8 August 2013. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Benvenuto, Giuseppe Prestia !" (in Romanian). FotbalClubOtelul.ro. 1 February 2014.