|Date of birth||30 April 1978|
|Place of birth||Nocera Inferiore, Italy|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Centre midfielder|
|1999||→ Padova (loan)||28||(5)|
|1999–2000||→ Alzano Virescit (loan)||28||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
In summer 2000, he joined Chievo in a co-ownership deal, where he played for 2 seasons. He was loaned back to Parma in 2002–03 season, then bought back permanently in 2003, with Amauri moved to Chievo.
On 5 August 2006, Simone moved to Serie A newcomer Torino after the club signed Mark Bresciano and Fábio Simplício from Parma. He played 3 seasons for the Serie A struggler and left the club after relegated in 2009.
Barone debuted for the Italy national football team on 18 February 2004, in a 2–2 tie against Czech Republic. Stefano Bettarini and Sergio Volpi also received their first call-up and made their debut under Giovanni Trapattoni. He was part of Italy's 2006 FIFA World Cup squad, under Marcello Lippi, appearing two times as a substitute on Italy's quest to win the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
- FIFA World Cup: 2006
- "SIMONE BARONE E' DEL PALERMO". US Città di Palermo (in Italian) (ilpalermocalcio.it). 16 July 2004. Retrieved 12 June 2010.
- Channel4.com[dead link]
- "Barone ceduto al Torino". US Città di Palermo (in Italian) (ilpalermocalcio.it). 5 August 2006. Retrieved 12 June 2010.
- "Saluto i miei nuovi tifosi". Cagliari Calcio (in Italian). 6 August 2009. Retrieved 12 July 2010.
- "Barone braced for Italy chance". UEFA.com. 15 February 2004. Retrieved 25 April 2010.
- FIGC (Italian)
- Profile at La Gazzetta dello Sport (2006–07) (Italian)
- Profile at La Gazzetta dello Sport (2007–08) (Italian)
- Profile at La Gazzetta dello Sport (2009–10) (Italian)
- Profile at AIC.Football.it (Italian)
- Profile at tuttocalciatori.net (Italian)
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