Federico Ricci (footballer)

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Federico Ricci
Personal information
Full name Federico Ricci
Date of birth (1994-05-27) 27 May 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Number 27
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 Roma 4 (0)
2014–2016 Crotone (loan) 57 (12)
2016–2017 Sassuolo (loan) 24 (2)
2017– Sassuolo 0 (0)
National team
2016–2017 Italy U-21 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 June 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2017

Federico Ricci (born 27 May 1994) is an Italian footballer who plays as a winger for Serie A club Sassuolo.

Club career[edit]


Ricci is a product of Roma youth academy. He was promoted to the first squad for the 2013–14 season.[1] He made his debut on 1 December 2013, coming off the bench and helping the team come back from down 1–0 to draw away at Atalanta. Ricci made his first start for Roma in the 1–0 defeat against Genoa on 18 May 2014.

Crotone (loan)[edit]

In July 2014, Ricci signed for Serie B side F.C. Crotone on loan until the end of the 2014–15 season.[2][3] Ricci made his Crotone debut in the 3–4 penalties Coppa Italia defeat to Casertana on 17 August 2014 after the match finished 0–0.[4] On 9 July 2015 the loan was extended.[5]


On 31 August 2016 Ricci was signed by Serie A club Sassuolo on a temporary deal, with an option to buy.[6] He made his European debut for Sassuolo in UEFA Europa League, playing all 6 matches.[7]

On 30 June 2017 Ricci was signed by Sassuolo outright. On the same day another Roma youth product Lorenzo Pellegrini was bought back by Roma from Sassuolo.[8]

International career[edit]

On 24 March 2016 Ricci made his debut with Italy U21 team, in a qualification match won 4–1 against Ireland.


  1. ^ http://www.asroma.it/en/team/federico_ricci/
  2. ^ "Colpo Crotone, arriva Federico Ricci dalla Roma" (in Italian). F.C. Crotone. 2 July 2014. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Crotone, arrivano Ricci e Ferrari" (in Italian). Ansa. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  4. ^ http://uk.soccerway.com/matches/2014/08/17/italy/coppa-italia/fc-crotone/casertana-fc/1889651/
  5. ^ "Calciomercato, Balasa e Ricci sono di nuovo rossoblù!" (in Italian). F.C. Crotone. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "CALCIOMERCATO: le operazioni del Sassuolo. Arriva anche Ricci" (Press release) (in Italian). U.S. Sassuolo Calcio. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2017. 
  7. ^ UEFA.com profile
  8. ^ "Calciomercato: Pellegrini alla Roma, Ricci al Sassuolo" (Press release) (in Italian). U.S. Sassuolo Calcio. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017. 

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