Davide Bettella

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Davide Bettella
Personal information
Date of birth (2000-04-07) 7 April 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Padua, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Pescara
Number 18
Youth career
0000–2018 Inter Milan
2018–2019 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Atalanta 0 (0)
2019–Pescara (loan) 3 (1)
National team
2015 Italy U15 8 (1)
2015–2016 Italy U16 15 (1)
2015–2017 Italy U17 15 (1)
2017– Italy U19 25 (3)
2018– Italy U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2019

Davide Bettella (born 7 April 2000) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender for Pescara on loan from Atalanta.

Club career[edit]

Inter[edit]

He is a product of Inter Milan youth teams and started playing for their Under-19 squad in the 2017–18 season.[1] He also represented the club in the 2007–18 UEFA Youth League, he missed the last penalty kick in the shootout as Inter was eliminated by Manchester City in the Round of 16.[2]

Atalanta[edit]

On 29 June 2018, he signed a contract with Atalanta, with Inter holding option to re-purchase his rights.[3] He made several bench appearances for the squad in the first half of the 2018–19 Serie A season.[4]

Loan to Pescara[edit]

On 14 January 2019, he joined Serie B club Pescara on loan until June 2020.[5]

He made his Serie B debut for Pescara on 22 April 2019 in a game against Carpi, as a starter.[6]

International career[edit]

He was first called up to represent his country in 2015 for the Under-15 squad.[7]

He represented the Under-17 team at the 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Italy did not advance from the group stage).[8]

For the Under-19 squad, he scored the goal in the last qualification game that secured a spot for Italy at the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Italy reached the final at the competition, where they lost to Portugal in a shootout. After the tournament, Bettella continued to be age-eligible for the squad and became its captain, as it qualified for the 2019 edition of the tournament.[9]

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Italy U19
Italy U20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile by TuttoCalciatori" (in Italian). TuttoCalciatori. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Manchester City v Inter game report". UEFA. 20 February 2018.
  3. ^ "BENVENUTO DAVIDE BETTELLA" (in Italian). Atalanta B.C. 29 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Udinese v Atalanta game report". ESPN. 9 December 2018.
  5. ^ "DAVIDE BETTELLA AL PESCARA" (in Italian). Atalanta B.C. 14 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Carpi v Pescara game report by Soccerway". Soccerway. 22 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Bettella U15 profile by Italian Football Federation" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Bettella U17 profile by Italian Football Federation" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Bettella U19 profile by Italian Football Federation" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Portugal win epic U19 EURO final". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 29 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Mina sparks historic finish for Ecuador". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 14 June 2019.

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