Danilo Cataldi

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Danilo Cataldi
Personal information
Full name Danilo Cataldi
Date of birth (1994-08-06) 6 August 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lazio
Number 32
Youth career
Lazio
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Lazio 59 (4)
2013–2014Crotone (loan) 35 (4)
2017Genoa (loan) 13 (0)
2017–2018Benevento (loan) 29 (1)
National team
2012 Italy U18 3 (0)
2012 Italy U19 1 (0)
2013 Italy U20 2 (1)
2014–2017 Italy U21 20 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:54, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 June 2017

Danilo Cataldi (born 6 August 1994) is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Lazio.

Club career[edit]

Born in Rome to parents from Missanello, Basilicata, Southern Italy,[1] product of Lazio youth system, in the 2013–2014 season he was sent on loan to Serie B club Crotone, where he played as a starter, obtaining 35 appearances and scoring 4 goals.

He made his return in Lazio's first team for the 2014–2015 season, making his Serie A debut on 18 January 2015, in the match lost 1–0 against Napoli at Stadio Olimpico. He scored his first goal for the club on 21 August 2016 in a 4–3 away win over Atalanta.[2]

Cataldi was loaned out to Genoa on 13 January 2017 until 30 June 2017.[3]

On 19 July 2017, Cataldi was loaned out to newly promoted Serie A club Benevento.[4]

International career[edit]

On 5 March 2014 he made his debut with the Italy U-21 side, in a qualification match against Northern Ireland.

With the Italy U-21 he took part at the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

On 5 November 2016, Cataldi was called up to the senior Italian international squad for the first time for 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match against Liechtenstein and friendly against Germany.[5]

In June 2017, he was included in the Italy under-21 squad for the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship by manager Luigi Di Biagio.[6] He made his only appearance of the tournament In Italy's second group match on 21 June, a 3–1 defeat to Czech Republic.[7] Italy were eliminated in the semi-finals following a 3–1 defeat to Spain on 27 June.[8][9]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 26 May 2019[10]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lazio
2014–15 16 0 5 0 21 0
2015–16 20 1 1 1 5 0 1 0 27 2
2016–17 11 1 11 1
2018–19 12 2 0 0 6 0 18 2
Total 59 4 6 1 11 0 1 0 78 5
Crotone (loan) 2013–14 35 4 2 0 1[a] 0 38 4
Genoa (loan) 2016–17 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
Benevento (loan) 2017–18 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 30 1
Career Total 136 9 9 1 11 0 2 0 157 10
  1. ^ Appearance in Serie B Promotion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Giancarlo Filiani, Talenti di origine lucana crescono, Terra di Basilicata, 4 June 2015
  2. ^ http://www.legaseriea.it/it/serie-a-tim/match-report/2016-17/UNICO/UNI/1/ATALAZ
  3. ^ "Official: Genoa loan Lazio's Cataldi". Football Italia. 13 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ http://www.football-italia.net/106027/official-cataldi-joins-benevento
  5. ^ "Italy: Politano and Cataldi debut calls". football-italia.net. 5 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  6. ^ "U21: Italy squad for Euros named". Football Italia. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Czech Republic 3-1 Italy". UEFA.com. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Spain U21 3-1 Italy U21". BBC Sport. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  9. ^ James Horncastle (28 June 2017). "Italy fall to familiar foe Spain at U21 Euros but there is hope for the future". ESPN FC. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  10. ^ Danilo Cataldi at Soccerway. Retrieved 17 July 2016.

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