Gianluca Zanetti

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Gianluca Zanetti
Personal information
Full name Gianluca Zanetti
Date of birth (1977-07-02) 2 July 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Forlimpopoli, Italy
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1995–1996 Cesena
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Cesena 22 (1)
1997–1998 Monza 2 (0)
1998–2000 Milan 0 (0)
1998–1999 → Monza (loan) 4 (0)
1999–2000 Cremonese (loan) 21 (2)
2000 Livorno (loan) 2 (0)
2000 Parma 0 (0)
2000–2002 Castel di Sangro 36 (0)
2002–2003 Pescara 28 (1)
2003–2004 Teramo 18 (0)
2004–2006 Sambenedettese 50 (3)
2006–2007 Foggia 25 (2)
2007–2008 Lucchese 9 (1)
2008 Foggia (loan) 8 (3)
2008–2009 Foggia 27 (3)
2009–2010 Bassano 14 (2)
2010–2011 Pro Patria 30 (3)
2011–2012 Rimini 17 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2012.

Gianluca Zanetti (born 2 July 1977) is an Italian former footballer who played as a defender. Throughout his career, he played over 200 matches in the Lega Pro Prima Divisione, the third-highest level of Italian football.

Career[edit]

Born in Forlimpopoli, the Province of Forlì-Cesena, Zanetti started his career at Cesena. He then left for Serie B side Monza. In January 1998, he was signed by A.C. Milan but played nil match. In 1998–99 season, he returned to Monza on loan. In the next season, he played at Serie C2 side Cremonese. In 2000–01 season, he left for Livorno on loan. But in October 2000, he swapped club with Alessio Sarti[1] but immediate left for Serie C1 side Castel di Sangro, where he regularly picked up by the coach. In January 2002 he left for Serie C1 side Pescara, where he won promotion playoffs in 2003.

In 2003–04 season, he left for Serie C1 side Teramo but failed to play regularly.

Sambenedettese[edit]

In 2004, he was transferred to Sambenedettese but faced a knee injury. In April 2005, he was offered a new 2-year contract with Sambenedettese.[2] In October 2005 he returned from injury and played his first match of the season. He was the regular of the team, and became the team captain. After the resign of the coach, he worked with teammate Gianluca Colonnello, who also worked as caretaker manager to manager the team.

Foggia[edit]

In next season he left for Serie C1 side Foggia, signed a 1-year contract.[3] He was ruled out from squad by injury in March 2007.[4] In July 2007, he left for Serie C1 side Lucchese.[5] In January 2008, he returned to Foggia on loan.[6] In July 2008 he deal became permanent after the bankrupt of Lucchese. He played regularly for Foggina including the two promotion playoffs, which lost to Benevento.

Bassano[edit]

In July 2009, Zanetti left for Seconda Divisione side Bassano, signed a 2-year contract.[7][8] He missed the whole October due to injury[9] and again in February for another injury.[10]

In July 2011 he was signed by Rimini.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Last transfers". forzamilan.com. 27 October 2000. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Zanetti, altri due anni con la Samb". sambenedettoggi.it (in Italian). 14 April 2005. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "CON ZANETTI IL FOGGIA SISTEMA LA DIFESA". US Foggia (in Italian). 18 July 2006. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "IL FOGGIA NEL POMERIGGIO LASCIA MATERA". US Foggia (in Italian). 24 March 2007. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "UFFICIALE: uno-due della Lucchese". tuttomercatoweb. 6 July 2007. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  6. ^ "UFFICIALE: Gianluca Zanetti al Foggia". tuttomercatoweb. 30 January 2008. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  7. ^ "Ufficiale: Zanetti ceduto al Bassano Virtus". US Foggia (in Italian). 11 July 2009. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  8. ^ "Anche Gianluca Zanetti alla corte di mister Roselli". Bassano Virtus (in Italian). 13 July 2009. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  9. ^ "Programma allenamenti settimanale della Prima Squadra". Bassano Virtus (in Italian). 29 September 2009. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  10. ^ "Bassano a caccia del secondo brindisi consecutivo". Bassano Virtus (in Italian). 19 February 2010. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  11. ^ "Rimini, pronti due colpi da novanta". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). 22 July 2011. Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 

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