Fabrizio Casazza

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Fabrizio Casazza
Personal information
Date of birth (1970-09-16) 16 September 1970 (age 49)
Place of birth Genoa, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1988–1989 Biellese
1989–1990 Sampdoria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1991 Fidelis Andria 1 (0)
1991–1994 Pro Sesto 73 (0)
1994–1996 Verona 47 (0)
1996–1999 Torino 50 (0)
1999–2000 Venezia 14 (0)
2000–2003 Sampdoria 10 (0)
2003–2005 Lazio 3 (0)
2005–2006 Pavia 50 (0)
2007 Udinese 1 (0)
2008 Caravaggese 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Fabrizio Casazza (born 16 September 1970) is an Italian former footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Playing career[edit]

Casazza started his career at Sampdoria, but spent his career at Serie C1 for Fidelis Andria and Pro Sesto.

He transferred to Verona in 1994, started his first Serie B season. He then played for Torino (Serie B) and Venezia (Serie A) before rejoin U.C. Sampdoria in 2000, to play second goalkeeper role, behind Matteo Sereni (2000–01), Luca Mondini (2001–02) and Luigi Turci (2002–03).

He was signed by S.S. Lazio in 2003, and played for 2 years, as Angelo Peruzzi and Sereni backup. He played his only match at UEFA Cup on 4 November 2004.[1]

He then joined Serie C1 team Pavia.

On 17 January 2007, A.C. Milan signed Marco Storari from Messina, and Messina signed Gabriele Paoletti on 19 January from Udinese to replace the 1st choice place.

To provide extra cover for Morgan De Sanctis, Casazza was signed for Udinese on 24 January.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a goalkeeper, Casazza took management duties at Genoa amateurs Bolzanetese in 2008–09. From July 2009 he is goalkeeper coach at Virtus Entella.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zenden zest leaves Lazio lagging". UEFA.com. 2004-11-04. Retrieved 2009-08-22.

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