Federico Di Francesco
|Full name||Federico Di Francesco|
|Date of birth||14 June 1994|
|Place of birth||Pisa, Italy|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|2013–2014||→ Gubbio (loan)||11||(0)|
|2014||→ Pescara (loan)||1||(0)|
|2014–2015||→ Cremonese (loan)||27||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2017
In January 2014 he returned to Pescara, but in a loan deal. In June 2014 Parma signed him outright for an undisclosed fee.
On 25 June 2015, Di Francesco became a free agent after the bankruptcy of Parma.
On 2 September 2016, Di Francesco made his debut with Italy U21 as a substitute in a 1–1 home draw against Serbia in a 2017 European Championship qualification match. On 6 September, he scored a brace in a 3–0 win over Andorra in his nation's subsequent European qualifier.
Style of play
Di Francesco is a small, quick and agile right-footed player, with an eye for goal; he usually plays as a right winger, but can also play on the left. He has also been deployed as a forward, or as a second striker.
Updated 20 May 2018
|Gubbio (loan)||Lega Pro||2013–14||11||0||0||0||–||–||11||0|
|Pescara (loan)||Serie B||2013–14||1||0||0||0||–||–||1||0|
|Cremonese (loan)||Lega Pro||2014–15||27||5||2||0||–||–||29||5|
|Virtus Lanciano||Serie B||2015–16||36||8||1||0||–||1||0||38||8|
- FIGC (in Italian)
- "Pescara, occhi puntati sul giovane Federico Di Francesco" [Pescara, eyes turned to young Federico Di Francesco] (in Italian). Parma Live. 28 March 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
- "Parma 3 - 0 Pescara" (in Italian). Lega Serie A. 30 March 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
- "Pescara, il Gubbio sul giovane attaccante Di Francesco" [Pescara, to Gubbio their young forward Di Francesco] (in Italian). 10 August 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- "Ufficiale: Pescara, acquisito Federico Di Francesco" [Official: Pescara, added Federico Di Francesco] (in Italian). 31 January 2014. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- ""Con la Cremo nel cuore": presentata la nuova campagna abbonamenti". U.S. Cremonese 1903 (in Italian). 8 August 2014.
- "Speciale Calciomercato: Arrivano a Lanciano a titolo definitivo Di Francesco, Penna e Di Benedetto" (in Italian). S.S. Virtus Lanciano 1924. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
- "Mercato, il Bologna prende Di Francesco e Boldor" (in Italian). ilrestodelcarlino.it. 23 June 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- Vincenzo D'Angelo (2 September 2016). "Qualificazioni Europeo Under 21, Italia-Serbia, Cerri su rigore risponde a Gajic" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- "Azzurrini qualify for Euro 2017". Football Italia. 6 September 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- "DI FRANCESCO FEDERICO" (in Italian). tuttocalciatori.net. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
- Francesco Oddi (30 March 2013). "Di Francesco jr, nel nome del padre: dalla Primavera al Pescara" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- "Il padre domina la B, Di Francesco jr pronto all'esordio tra i grandi: prima convocazione con il Pescara, domani possibile debutto" (in Italian). Goal.com. 30 March 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
- "Di Francesco jr, nel nome del padre: dalla Primavera al Pescara" [Di Francesco jr, in the name of his father: from Primavera to Pescara] (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 30 March 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
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