|Full name||Bruno Fornaroli Mezza|
|Date of birth||7 September 1987|
|Place of birth||Salto, Uruguay|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2009||→ San Lorenzo (loan)||12||(2)|
|2009–2010||→ Recreativo Huelva (loan)||17||(2)|
|2011||→ Nacional (loan)||9||(4)|
|2014||→ Figueirense (loan)||0||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 April 2016.
On July 2007 Fornaroli – who has Italian ancestry – was moved to Italian Serie A team Sampdoria from Nacional in which he started his career as a professional footballer. He acquired an Italian passport in 2008, making it easier to sign with clubs based in the European Union.
Loan to Recreativo Huelva
Loan to Nacional
On 2 September 2013 he terminated his contract with Panathinaikos.
On 10 August 2015, Melbourne City FC confirmed that they had signed Fornaroli on a two-year deal. He scored his first goal for Melbourne City FC on his debut on 26 August 2015 against Wellington Phoenix in an FFA Cup match. In the following round of the FFA Cup the quarter finals he scored two goals against Heidelberg United. Fornaroli scored his first A-League goal in a 3-2 defeat to rivals Melbourne Victory. The following week Fornaroli scored a brace in City's 3-1 victory over the Central Coast Mariners. He continued his rich scoring form with a brace against Adelaide United making him the top scorer of the league by round 5. Fornaroli also became the quickest A-League player to score 11 goals in the league.
Melburnians, a City supporters group, honoured Fornaroli with a dedicated display, reading "El Tuna 23 Rey de Melbourne", at City's next home game on 18 March 2016. Fornaroli capped the season by winning the league golden boot, scoring 23 goals in the regular season (5 ahead of his nearest challenger) and was the joint winner of Melbourne City's Player of the Year award.
On 8 August 2016, City confirmed Fornaroli had signed a new three-year deal, with the striker being elevated to marquee player status.
|San Lorenzo (loan)||2008–09||12||2||–||–||3||0||15||2|
|Recreativo Huelva (loan)||2009–10||17||2||3||1||–||–||20||3|
- PFA A-League Player of the Month: December 2015
- PFA A-League Player of the Month: January 2016
- Melbourne City FC Player of the Year: 2015-16
- Etihad Supporters Player of the Year: 2015-16
- PFA A-League Team of the Season: 2015-16
- A-League Golden Boot: 2015-16
- Goal Australia A-League Player of the Year: 2015-16
- A-League Team of the Season: 2015-16
- "B. FORNAROLI". Soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
- "Bruno Fornaroli volverá con el pasaporte europeo" [Bruno Fornaroli returns with a European passport] (in Spanish). El Pais. 19 July 2008.
- "El delantero uruguayo, Bruno Fornaroli, nuevo jugador del Decano" (in Spanish). Recreativo de Huelva. 30 August 2009.
- "Fornaroli kai me ti voula" [Bruno Fornaroli with stamp] (in Greek). Leoforos.gr. 21 July 2012.
- See here
- Report: City 3-0 Sydney
- Fornaroli banner: Melburnians Facebook Group
- "Mooy, Fornaroli share City A-League honour". Sky News Sport. 9 April 2016.
- "Fornaroli recommits to City with new three-year deal". Melbourne City FC. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
- "Bruno Fornaroli profile". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
- "Bruno Fornaroli profile". ESPN Soccernet. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
- "Bruno Fornaroli profile". Guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
- "Uruguay 2007/08". rssf. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
- "Bruno Fornaroli - Melbourne City FC". Melbourne City FC. Retrieved 31 March 2016.