Antonio Mirante

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Antonio Mirante
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Mirante playing for Parma in 2012
Personal information
Full name Antonio Mirante
Date of birth (1983-07-08) 8 July 1983 (age 32)
Place of birth Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Bologna
Youth career
2003–2004 Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Juventus 7 (0)
2004–2005 Crotone (loan) 41 (0)
2005–2006 Siena (loan) 26 (0)
2007–2008 Sampdoria (loan) 13 (0)
2008–2010 Sampdoria 9 (0)
2009–2010 Parma (loan) 37 (0)
2010–2015 Parma 156 (0)
2015– Bologna 0 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 March 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 April 2015

Antonio Mirante (born 8 July 1983) is an Italian footballer who plays for Serie A club Bologna.

Career[edit]

Started his professional career with Juve, Mirante was loaned to Crotone in 2004, with Bartolucci, Guzman, Konko, Paro and Gastaldello.

In 2005 he was loaned to Siena with Legrottaglie, Tudor, Paro, Gastaldello, Packer, Molinaro, Cacciotto and Volpato.[1]

He was back to Juventus in 2006 due to Juventus relegation to Serie B and was capped for the first time when first choice goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was red carded against U.C. AlbinoLeffe in the 24th minute.[2]

He was transferred to the Italian Serie A club U.C. Sampdoria on a one-year loan deal for season 2007–08.[3]

During the transfer window of 2008, Sampdoria bought half of the registration rights of Mirante for €1.5M from Juventus,[4] on 19 July 2009 he went on loan to Parma F.C. in exchange for Marco Rossi.

In June 2010, Sampdoria decided not to buy Rossi but sold Mirante to Parma. The Genoa club bought the remaining half from Juventus for another €1.5M and sold to Parma for €3.6M,[5] despite losing its 'keeper Luca Castellazzi to Internazionale and failing to sign Marco Storari from Milan, who had been on loan at the club.

Mirante has since 2009 been a regular in Parma's team, missing just 3 of 76 Serie A matches.

Bologna[edit]

Mirante was signed by Bologna F.C. 1909 on a free transfer on 3 July 2015.[6]

International career[edit]

He was a member of Italy U-21 team in 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, as an unused substitute. He has not made a debut in U-20 & U-21 level, despite having been called up six times.[7]

On 8 August 2010, he received his first senior call-up, to replace injured Federico Marchetti.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Updated 16 May 2012

Club League Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Juventus Serie A 2003–04 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crotone Serie B 2004–05 41 0 3 0 - - 0 0 44 0
Siena Serie A 2005–06 26 0 3 0 - - 0 0 29 0
Juventus Serie B 2006–07 7 0 0 0 - - 0 0 7 0
Sampdoria Serie A 2007–08 13 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 18 0
2008–09 9 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 13 0
Parma 2009–10 37 0 1 0 - - 0 0 38 0
2010–11 36 0 0 0 - - 0 0 36 0
2011–12 29 0 0 0 - - 0 0 29 0
Career Total 198 0 13 0 3 0 0 0 214 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siena prende Mirante
  2. ^ Statistiche su Footballdatabase.com
  3. ^ UFFICIALE: Sampdoria, acquisita la metà di Mirante
  4. ^ Pagina dedicata al giocatore sul sito della Sampdoria
  5. ^ Parma FC Report and Accounts on 30 June 2011 (Italian)
  6. ^ "Mirante al Bologna" (in Italian). Bologna F.C. 1909. 3 July 2015. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  7. ^ FIGC – Statistiche in Nazionale
  8. ^ "Prandelli presenta la sua Italia: "Regole, ma anche generosità e qualità"". FIGC (in Italian). 8 August 2010. Retrieved 9 August 2010.