Giuseppe Rizzo

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Giuseppe Rizzo
Personal information
Full name Giuseppe Rizzo
Date of birth (1991-03-18) 18 March 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Messina, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
(on loan from Salernitana)
Number 6
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Reggina 91 (3)
2013 Pescara (loan) 11 (0)
2013–2014 Pescara 23 (0)
2014–2015 Reggina 14 (0)
2015 Perugia (loan) 9 (0)
2015–2017 Perugia 30 (0)
2016–2017 Vicenza (loan) 29 (1)
2017– Salernitana 3 (0)
2018– Catania (loan) 2 (0)
National team
2010–2012 Italy U-21 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 February 2018

Giuseppe Rizzo (born 18 March 1991 in Messina) is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Catania on loan from Salernitana.

Club career[edit]

He started his career in Serie B with Reggina, debuted for the club on 26 November 2009, in the Coppa Italia defeat against Palermo.[1] His debut in Serie B was on 19 April 2010, against Crotone. The final result of the match was a win for Reggina.[2] Rizzo made his first goal for the club on the match against Piacenza.[3]

International career[edit]

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.[4] 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.[5]

In 2011–12 season he played once for Italy under-21 Serie B representative team, the B team of U21.


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