Marco Crimi

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Marco Crimi
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-03-17) March 17, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth Messina, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder / Right Back
Club information
Current team
Number 8
Youth career
A.C.R. Messina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008-2009 Igea Virtus (;oan) 25 (3)
2009-2011 Bari 3 (0)
2011- Grosseto 80 (0)
2013-2014 Latina (loan) 35 (2)
National team
2011–2013 Italy U-21 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 August 2012

Marco Crimi (born March 17, 1990 in Messina) is an Italian football Midfielder who currently plays for Serie B side Grosseto. He plays as a Defensive Midfielder but can also play as a Right Back. He is a former Italy U-21 international.


Crimi born in Messina, started his career at his home town team A.C.R. Messina before joining Igea Virtus on loan. His form out on loan earned him a move to Serie A side Bari.


After joining Serie A side Bari in 2009. He made his Bari debut in the Italian League Cup on 28 October 2010 in a 3-1 win against Torino F.C.. On 10 November 2010, he made his Serie A debut replacing Alessandro Gazzi as a substitute in a match against Chievo Verona.


He earned a subsequent loan move to Grosseto in January 2011. He made his debut in Serie B February 5, 2011 in Grosseto's 1-0 loss to Novara. On 23 June 2011 Grosseto bought out 50% of his rights in a co-ownership deal. After becoming a regular starter at Grosseto, Crimi was frozen out the first team along with teammates Yaw Asante, Davis Curiale and Giovanni Formiconi all being in a car involved in an accident where the drive had been drink driving.[1]

Latina Loan[edit]

In September 2014 he joined Serie B Side Latina on loan. His impressive form in the heart of the Midfield, led Latina to an impressive 3rd place finish in Serie B, after helping beat his former club Bari in two legs in the Serie B playoff semi final, Latina were undone 4-2 on aggregate by A.C. Cesena in the two legged final for promotion to Serie A.

International career[edit]

On 4 November 2011 he received his first call-up to Italy U-21 by Ciro Ferrara for the double engagement with Turkey and Hungary qualifier for the UEFA European Under-21 qualifiers. Becoming the first player in the history of Grosseto to play in the Under-21's.

On May 27, 2013, he was included as Devis Mangia in the 23-man squad to for European Under-21 Championship in Israel,where Italy finished in second place with Spain beating Italy 4-2 in the final on 18 June, with Crimi making 3 appearances in all the tournament.




  1. ^ "Grosseto 'sack' players after car crash". Football Italia. 27 October 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 

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