Alessandro Marotta

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Alessandro Marotta
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-07-15) 15 July 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Naples, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Robur Siena
Youth career
Vomero
2002–2004 Ternana
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Ternana 0 (0)
2004–2005 Spoleto (loan) 31 (8)
2005–2006 Olbia (loan) 4 (0)
2006–2007 Martina (loan) 4 (0)
2007 Igea Virtus (loan) 15 (0)
2007–2008 Scafatese 18 (0)
2008–2009 Arrone 32 (22)
2009–2010 Gubbio 32 (20)
2010–2014 Bari 27 (4)
2010–2011 Lucchese (loan) 28 (13)
2012 Spezia (loan) 12 (3)
2012–2013 Cremonese (loan) 17 (4)
2013 Benevento (loan) 13 (3)
2014 Grosseto (loan) 12 (6)
2014– Benevento 32 (9)
National team
2003 Italy U18 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alessandro Marotta (born 15 July 1986) is an Italian footballer who plays as a forward for Robur Siena.

Club career[edit]

Ternana[edit]

Born in Naples, Campania, Marotta started his career at a local club of Vomero, Naples. In August 2002, he was loaned to Umbria side Ternana and turned to a permanent deal in the next season. After spent a season with Serie D side Spoleto, in summer 2005, he was loaned to Serie C2 team Olbia from the Serie B side, but the loan was pre-matured in January 2006. With the Serie B struggler, he played nil matches and Ternana relegated at the end of season.

On 30 August 2006, he was loaned to fellow Serie C1 side Martina along with Raffaele Perna, which the club also signed Nicola Mancino in co-ownership deal.[1] In January 2007, he was loaned to Serie C2 side Igea Virtus along with Jonatan Alessandro.[2][3]

In 2007–08 season, he left for Serie C2 side Scafatese in co-ownership deal, along with Perna who went on loan, but still failed to score any goal.

Serie D[edit]

Marotta left for Serie D side Arrone in summer 2008, and found the way to score, made him earned a contract with newly promoted Serie A side Bari in June 2009.

Bari[edit]

Marotta became a player a Bari in June 2009. However, he never settled in Bari but loaned out several times.

Gubbio[edit]

He was farmed to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione (ex-Serie C2) side Gubbio in a co-ownership deal on 2 July 2009, for a peppercorn of €500.[4] Bari youth products Giacinto Allegrini and Leonardo Pérez also joined the club on loan.[5] With Gubbio, he scored 20 league goals in regular season (in Group B), and was the joint-topscorer of the league in regular season along with Daniel Ciofani (of Group C). Both players scored in promotion playoffs, which Marotta scored once and Ciofani scored twice, both winning the final, made Marotta was the second highest topscorer of the league (overall).

Return to Bari[edit]

On 25 June 2010, Bari bought him back in a 2-year contract for €60,000.[4][6] On 3 July, he was loaned to Lega Pro Prima Divisione side Lucchese.[7] He scored 13 league goals as team-topscorer.[8] On 1 July 2011 he signed a new 4-year contract with Bari.[9]

On 12 January 2012 he was signed by Spezia Calcio of Serie B for €200,000.[10]

Marotta left for Cremonese on 31 July 2012.[11] On 15 January 2013 he left for Benevento.[12] Marotta was a player for Bari in the first half of 2013–14 Serie B. On 10 January 2014 he left for U.S. Grosseto F.C..[13][14]

Benevento[edit]

On 12 July 2014 Marotta was signed by Benevento in a 2-year contract.[15]

Siena[edit]

On 10 August 2016 Marotta was signed by Robur Siena in a 3-year deal. He wore number 10 for the club.

International career[edit]

Marotta played his only game for the Italy youth national team at under-18 level on 10 December 2003, against the Slovenia national under-18 football team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mercato: in tre finiscono al Martina". Ternana Calcio (in Italian). 30 August 2006. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Mastrocola, Marcello (4 January 2007). "Igea Virtus: ecco Marotta dal Martina". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bilancio mercato di Gennaio". Ternana Calcio (in Italian). 1 February 2007. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  4. ^ a b A.S. Bari S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2010 (in Italian)
  5. ^ "Mercato, preso il portiere Padelli". AS Bari (in Italian). 2 July 2009. Archived from the original on 27 October 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  6. ^ "Meggiorini alle buste. Barreto è del Bari". AS Bari (in Italian). 25 June 2010. Archived from the original on 29 June 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  7. ^ "Marotta, ecco il bomber rossonero". AS Lucchese Libertas 1905 (in Italian). Archived by WebCite. 3 July 2010. Archived from the original on 17 August 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 
  8. ^ "Classifica Marcatori – 1° Divisione gir. B" (in Italian). Lega Pro. 30 June 2011. Archived from the original on 15 July 2011. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "Mercato, Marotta firma fino al 2015" (in Italian). AS Bari. 1 July 2011. Archived from the original on 9 July 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  10. ^ page 4, Relazione Gestione (Management Report) of AS Bari SpA on 31 December 2012 (inside bilancio – the financial report and accounts which purchased in Italian CCIAA) (in Italian)
  11. ^ "Alessandro Marotta è un giocatore grigiorosso" (in Italian). US Cremonese. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  12. ^ "L'attaccante Alessandro Marotta in giallorosso" (in Italian). Benevento Calcio. 16 January 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Due partenze e un nuovo arrivo in biancorosso" (in Italian). U.S. Grosseto F.C. 10 January 2014. Archived from the original on 13 January 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  14. ^ "Mercato, Marotta al Grosseto" (in Italian). AS Bari. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  15. ^ "Marotta: perfezionato il trasferimento in giallorosso" (in Italian). Benevento Calcio. 12 July 2014. Retrieved 10 September 2015. 

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