Daniele Vantaggiato

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Daniele Vantaggiato
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-10-10) 10 October 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Brindisi, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Youth career
2001–2002 Bari
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Bari 5 (0)
2003–2005 Crotone 58 (18)
2005–2007 Bari 50 (7)
2007 Pescara (loan) 15 (5)
2007–2009 Rimini 52 (25)
2009–2010 Parma 16 (4)
2009–2010 Torino (loan) 10 (0)
2010–2014 Padova 81 (20)
2011–2012 Bologna (loan) 2 (0)
2014– Livorno 6 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Daniele Vantaggiato (born 10 October 1984) is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Livorno.


Vantaggiato started his career at A.S. Bari. He was sold to Crotone in joint-ownership bid, where he won Serie B promotion. Vantaggiato returned to Bari in summer 2005. He was the regular of the squad before left for Pescara, who was then struggling to keep from relegation to Serie C1. In summer 2007, he left for Rimini for another joint-ownership bid, replacing Davide Moscardelli, after not appeared on the pre-season medical test for Bari.[1] After Jeda left for Cagliari in January 2008, Vantaggiato became the team leading scorer. At the end of season Rimini won the blind bidding to have the full ownership.


But in January 2009, his 13 goals scored in mid-season made Parma F.C. signed him (€1.9M) along with team-mate Francesco Lunardini (€1M) in co-ownership deal,[2] in exchange for Davide Matteini (50% for €1M) and Daniele Paponi on loan. Parma won promotion back to Serie A as 2008–09 Serie B runner-up.

Vantaggiato was not featured in Parma's first three matches of 2009–10 Serie A, as the club signed new players. On 31 August 2009 he was loaned to Torino in exchange for Blerim Džemaili.


In January 2010, Vantaggiato was sold to Calcio Padova in another co-ownership deal (Parma also paid Rimini €1.9M). Vantaggiato's 50% registration rights was valued €2.5 million,[3] while Pietro Baccolo joined Parma for €1.5 million[3] also in co-ownership deal. In June 2011 both Parma and Padova gave up the remain 50% registration rights to opposite club.[3]

Vantaggiato then loaned to Serie A club Bologna F.C. 1909 in July 2011 with option to purchase. Vantaggiato signed a 1+2 year contract with the first year worth €842,165 in gross.[4] Vantaggiato only played twice in October 2011.

Italian football scandal[edit]

In April 2012 Vantaggiato was questioned by the prosecutor.[5] In June 2012 he was banned for 3 years for involvement in 2011–12 Italian football scandal.



  • Serie C1 runner-up/playoff winner: 2004


  1. ^ "Vantaggiato e Conti non si presentano a Mezzano di Primiero". AS Bari (in Italian). 12 July 2007. Retrieved 17 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Parma FC SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2010 (Italian)
  3. ^ a b c Parma FC Report and Accounts on 30 June 2011 (Italian)
  4. ^ Bologna FC 1909 SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2011 (Italian)
  5. ^ "AUDIZIONI DELLA PROCURA FEDERALE: IL CALENDARIO AGGIORNATO AL 26 APRILE" (in Italian). FIGC. 16 April 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2012. 

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