Roberto Giacomi

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Roberto Giacomi
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Personal information
Full name Roberto Giacomi
Date of birth (1986-08-01) 1 August 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1999–2004 Markham Lightning
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Rangers (Reserve) 52 (0)
2005 Stirling Albion (loan) 4 (0)
2007 KSK Beveren 12 (0)
2008–2009 Kristiansund BK 21 (0)
2011 Averøykameratene 26 (0)
National team
2001–2005 Canada U17 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Roberto Giacomi (born 1 August 1986) is a Canadian former professional soccer player who played as a goalkeeper.


While with Markham Lightning he went on to win numerous tournaments and maintain the best goals against average in the league each year at the club.[1] At this time Giacomi also established himself as the number one goalkeeper for the Ontario Soccer Association and the Canadian Soccer Association[2]

In November 2006 Giacomi left Rangers and joined KSK Beveren in the The Jupiler League in Belgium. Giacomi immediately impressed at the club becoming a fan favorite and battled for the number one position with 1st choice goalkeeper Barry Boubacar Copa. Giacomi played 4 matches against the likes of R.S.C. Anderlecht for the club.[3]

International career[edit]

Giacomi represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in the Netherlands in 2005 in a group with Syria, Colombia and Italy.[4] Giacomi was called up to the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup where the Canadian Men's Team made it to the semi-final round against USA.[5]