Omar Milanetto

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Omar Milanetto
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Personal information
Date of birth (1975-11-30) November 30, 1975 (age 38)
Place of birth Venaria Reale, Italy
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Padova
Number 70
Youth career
1990–1993 Genoa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 Juventus 0 (0)
1994–1997 Fiorenzuola 64 (3)
1996–1997 Monza (loan) 19 (2)
1997–2000 Como 81 (5)
2000–2004 Modena 114 (13)
2004–2006 Brescia 64 (9)
2006–2011 Genoa 154 (10)
2011– Padova 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 January 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).

Omar Milanetto (born 30 November 1975 in Venaria Reale) is an Italian football midfielder. He currently plays for Serie B side Padova. He is a defensive midfielder or central midfielder known for his playmaking ability and long shots.[citation needed]

On 26 July 2011, it was announced that Milanetto had joined Padova after a furious row with Genoa fans. The midfielder had been a very popular figure in the club, but his rapport with the ultras was damaged when he hurled an insult at the Gradinata Nord during the Derby della Lanterna against Sampdoria after providing the winning assist to Mauro Boselli.

On 28 May 2012, Milanetto was arrested by Italian police for his alleged involvement in the Calcioscommesse sports betting scandal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "omar milanetto genoa – Serie A" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 2009-11-30. 
  2. ^ "Lazio captain arrested in match-fixing investigation". BBC Sport. 28 May 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 

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