Daniele Gastaldello

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Daniele Gastaldello
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Personal information
Full name Daniele Gastaldello
Date of birth (1983-06-25) 25 June 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Camposampiero, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2002 Padova 21 (0)
2002–2003 Juventus 0 (0)
2003–2005 Chievo 0 (0)
2004–2005 Crotone (loan) 46 (2)
2005–2007 Siena 45 (1)
2007–2015 Sampdoria 211 (11)
2015– Bologna 55 (1)
National team
2001 Italy U17 1 (0)
2001 Italy U19 9 (1)
2002–2004 Italy U20 22 (1)
2011 Italy 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2011

Daniele Gastaldello (born 25 June 1983) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender for Serie A club Bologna.

Club career[edit]

Gastaldello was bought by Juventus in 2002 from Serie C2 side Calcio Padova; in that season he played in the Primavera squad. In 2003 season he was involved in a transfer with Nicola Legrottaglie. He was sold to Chievo along with Matteo Paro and Giuseppe Sculli.[1] He was loaned to Crotone in January 2004. In 2005, he was bought back, but Juventus sold him in a co-ownership deal to Siena for €450k.[2] Matteo Paro also joined Siena. In 2007, Juventus bought Siena's half for €650k and sold Gastaldello to Sampdoria for €1.25M.

On 5 March 2010, Gastaldello extended his contract with Sampdoria until 2014.[3] Partnered with Stefano Lucchini, they finished 4th during the 2009–10 season. In the 2010–11 season, he often partnered with Massimo Volta in the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League and Lucchini in the domestic.

In March 2011, he signed a new five-year contract effective from 1 July 2011.[4]

International career[edit]

Gastaldello received his first call-up for Italy on 28 August 2010.[5] On 29 March 2011, he made his debut in the friendly match against Ukraine in Kiev.




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