Alessandro Tuia

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Alessandro Tuia
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-06-08) 8 June 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Civita Castellana, Italy
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 16
Youth career
1999–2000 Civita Castellana[citation needed]
2000–2009 Lazio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Lazio 1 (0)
2009–2011 Monza (loan) 42 (0)
2011–2012 Foligno 25 (0)
2012– Salernitana 78 (1)
National team
2005–2006 Italy U-16 8 (1)
2005–2007 Italy U-17 23 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 September 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2007

Alessandro Tuia (born 8 June 1990) is an Italian footballer who plays as a central defender for Salernitana.

Club career[edit]

Tuia is a product of the Lazio youth academy and former captain of the Primavera youth team, being invited to train with the senior side in the 2008-09 season. He made his Serie A debut on 31 May 2009, when he came off the bench in the second half of Lazio's 2–0 defeat to Juventus in the Stadio Olimpico di Torino.[1]

In the summer 2009 he has been loaned to Lega Pro Prima Divisione (Italian third tier) club Monza, in order to gain first team experience.[2] The loan was extended in summer 2010.

In August 2011, he joined Foligno in the Lega Pro Prima Divisione in co-ownership deal and at the end of the season, he came back to Lazio,[3] and then he was immediately sold to Salernitana in another co-ownership deal.[4]

In June 2014 Lazio gave up the remain 50% registration rights of Tuia.[5]

International career[edit]

Tuia has been the captain of the Italian U-17 side.[6]


  1. ^ Juventus 2–0 Lazio
  2. ^ "7 nuovi arrivi : Tuia, Cudini, Fiuzzi, Noventa, Cedric e Stefano Seedorf e Marcandalli". AC Monza Brianza 1912 (in Italian). 14 July 2009. 
  3. ^ Co-ownership result
  4. ^ "COMUNICATO" (in Italian). SS Lazio. 18 August 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Risoluzione Accordi di Partecipazione" (PDF) (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2014. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Genoa sensation boosts Italy". 23 March 2007. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 

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