Massimo Loviso

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Massimo Loviso
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-04-09) 9 April 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Bentivoglio, Italy
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cremonese
(on loan from Parma)
Youth career
Bologna
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Bologna 57 (2)
2006–2007 Sambenedettese (loan) 31 (0)
2007–2009 Livorno 57 (6)
2009–2011 Torino 17 (0)
2010 Lecce (loan) 5 (0)
2011 Crotone (loan) 13 (0)
2011–2013 Crotone 16 (1)
2012–2013 Ascoli (loan) 34 (3)
2013– Parma 0 (0)
2013– Cremonese (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2004 Italy U20 3 (0)
2004–2005 Italy U21 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 July 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Massimo Loviso (born 9 April 1984) is an Italian footballer who plays for Ascoli.

Biography[edit]

Bologna[edit]

Born in Bentivoglio, the Province of Bologna, Loviso started his career at Bologna F.C. 1909. After made his debut on 8 November 2003, a 0–0 draw with Brescia as starter, Loviso mainly played as backup.

Livorno[edit]

In June 2007, he joined Serie A side Livorno[1] in co-ownership deal. He only made 16 starts in the first season. Loviso followed the team relegated to Serie B after Livorno bought him outright in June 2008. Partnered with Alessandro Diamanti and Antonio Candreva in the midfield, he won promotion back to Serie A.

Torino[edit]

In August 2009, he was signed by newly relegated Serie B side Torino for €1.8 million in 3-year contract.[2][3]

During 2009–10 season, Ultras of Torino attacked the players during David Di Michele's birthday party.[4][5] After the incident the players involved: Di Michele, Loviso, Riccardo Colombo, Aimo Diana, Marco Pisano, Francesco Pratali, Paolo Zanetti were transferred to other clubs and only Rolando Bianchi, Matteo Rubin and Angelo Ogbonna were remained.

He left for Lecce along with Di Michele on 1 February.[6] He returned to Turin in 2010–11 season but trained with its Primavera youth team.[7]

Crotone[edit]

In January 2011 he left for Crotone and on 20 July 2011 Torino terminated his contract in order to join Crotone on free transfer.[3]

In August 2012 he left for Ascoli Calcio 1898 in temporary deal.

Parma[edit]

On 29 June 2013. few days before the closure of 2012–13 financial year of FC Crotone and Parma F.C. SpA, Loviso was sold to Parma in exchange for Fabio Lebran to Crotone. 50% registration rights of both players were "valued" €400,000.[8] Loviso signed a 2-year contract. In July 2013 Loviso was loaned to Cremonese.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fabio Giorgi (26 June 2007). "Boom di punte a Livorno". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Loviso è del Toro". Torino FC (in Italian). 6 August 2009. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Torino FC SpA Report and Accounts on 31 December 2011 (Italian)
  4. ^ Fabrizio Turco (7 January 2010). "Il Torino è senza pace Ora si parla di sciopero". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Torino fans in player restaurant attack". Soccernet. 2010-01-07. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "Di Michele e Loviso al Lecce". Torino FC (in Italian). 1 February 2010. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "Primavera: vittoria 2–1 ad Empoli". Torino FC (in Italian). 4 December 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  8. ^ Parma F.C. S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2013, PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A. (Italian)
  9. ^ "Massimo Loviso e Simone Palermo in grigiorosso" (in Italian). US Cremonese. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 

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