Giacomo Brichetto

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Giacomo Brichetto
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-05-09) May 9, 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Genoa, Italy
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Alessandria 8 (0)
2003–2005 Martina 1 (0)
2005–2007 Sanremese 52 (0)
2007–2009 Novara 86 (0)
2009–2013 Palermo 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:41, 15 December 2011 (UTC).

Giacomo Brichetto (born May 9, 1983) is an Italian professional football player.


Brichetto was born in Genoa, and spent most of his career in the lower ranks of Italian professional football. He joined then-Serie C2 club Novara in 2007, and played as first choice keeper until January 2010, when he was signed by Serie A club Palermo in a loan exchange deal with Samir Ujkani. He was fully acquired by Palermo later in June, filling the role of third choice goalkeeper at the Sicilian side. Brichetto made his first appearance with a Palermo jersey on 13 December 2011, replacing injured Alexandros Tzorvas during the first half of a Coppa Italia game against Siena, then lost 4–7 on penalties (4–4 after extra time).

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