|Full name||Giuseppe Rizzo|
|Date of birth||18 March 1991|
|Place of birth||Messina, Italy|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
(on loan from Salernitana)
|2013||→ Pescara (loan)||11||(0)|
|2015||→ Perugia (loan)||9||(0)|
|2016–2017||→ Vicenza (loan)||29||(1)|
|2018–||→ Catania (loan)||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 February 2018
He started his career in Serie B with Reggina, debuted for the club on 26 November 2009, in the Coppa Italia defeat against Palermo. His debut in Serie B was on 19 April 2010, against Crotone. The final result of the match was a win for Reggina. Rizzo made his first goal for the club on the match against Piacenza.
Rizzo was called for the first time by manager Ciro Ferrara for the Italy U-21 squad in a friendly match against Turkey, in November 2010. On 17 November 2010, the match was played at Stadio Bruno Recchioni in Fermo. The final result was 2-1 and Rizzo came off the bench for his debut on the 75 minute.
In 2011–12 season he played once for Italy under-21 Serie B representative team, the B team of U21.