Alessandro Zanni

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Alessandro Zanni
Birth name Alessandro Zanni
Date of birth (1984-01-31) January 31, 1984 (age 34)
Place of birth Udine, Italy
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 106.5 kg (16 st 11 lb; 235 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker / Number 8
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003−05
2005–09
2009–
Udine
Calvisano
Benetton
17
68
94
(50)
(45)
(45)
Correct as of 28 August 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005– Italy 106 (20)
Correct as of 18 June 2018

Alessandro Zanni (born 31 January 1984 in Udine)[1] is an Italian rugby union player who has played over 100 times for Italy. He currently plays for Benetton in the Pro14 and the European Rugby Champions Cup. His usual position is as a number 8, but in national team he has played openside flanker, blindside flanker and most recently at lock.

Zanni made his debut for the Italian national team in November 2005 in a Test against Tonga[2] and has been a regular in the Italian test team ever since winning his 100th cap against England on 4 February 2018.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alessandro Zanni". ESPN. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Italy (21) 48 - 0 (0) Tonga (FT)". Retrieved 17 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "Alessandro Zanni will win his 100th cap for Italy on Sunday against England following two-year absence". Daily Mail. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018. 

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