Jonathan Bachini

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Jonathan Bachini
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-06-05) 5 June 1975 (age 39)
Place of birth Livorno, Italy
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Alessandria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1999 Udinese 55 (6)
1995 Alessandria (loan) 12 (0)
1996 Juve Stabia (loan) 17 (3)
1996–1997 Lecce (loan) 23 (2)
1999–2001 Juventus 13 (0)
2001 Brescia (loan) 20 (2)
2001–2003 Parma 1 (0)
2001–2003 → Brescia (loan) 27 (3)
2003–2005 Brescia 28 (2)
2005–2006 Siena 5 (0)
National team
1997 Italy U-21 4 (0)
1998 Italy 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jonathan Bachini (born 5 June 1975) is a former Italian footballer.

In his earlier years he was considered a promising midfielder, making several appearances for the Italian national team. Bachini has played for Lecce, Udinese, Juventus F.C., Brescia, Parma and Siena of Serie A.

On 3 July 2001, he joined Parma from Juve as part of Gianluigi Buffon's deal.[1] In July 2003 Brescia finally signed Bachini outright along with Matuzalém.

On 22 September 2004 Bachini tested positive for cocaine usage. On 25 November 2004, he was suspended for 9 months. In January 2006, Bachini's urine sample collected from the match against Lazio on 4 December 2005 was tested positive for cocaine again, as a result of which he has been banned for life by the Italian Football Federation from 10 January 2006.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Acquistato Buffon". Juventus FC (in Italian). 3 July 2001. Archived from the original on 7 September 2001. Retrieved 6 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE n°267 (2005–06 season)". Commissione Disciplinare, Lega Calcio (in Italian). 3 March 2006. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE n°301 (2005–06 season)". Commissione Disciplinare, Lega Calcio (in Italian). 30 March 2006. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 

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