Julien Rantier

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Julien Rantier
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-08-11) 11 August 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Alès, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward, Winger
Club information
Current team
Südtirol
Number 24
Youth career
1998–2000 Nîmes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Nîmes 1 (0)
2001–2003 Atalanta 1 (0)
2003–2005 Vicenza 36 (2)
2005 AlbinoLeffe (loan) 13 (4)
2005–2006 Verona 39 (4)
2006–2009 Piacenza 78 (9)
2009–2010 Verona 30 (10)
2010–2012 Taranto 62 (10)
2012–2013 Perugia 30 (5)
2013–2015 Alessandria 60 (14)
2015–2016 Pro Piacenza 35 (8)
2016–2017 Bassano 16 (0)
2017– Südtirol 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 February 2017 (UTC).

Julien Rantier (born 11 August 1983) is a French footballer who plays for F.C. Südtirol as a forward.

Career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

Born in Alès, Gard, Rantier started his professional career at Gard club Nîmes. After played one Ligue 2 games for the club on 7 April 2001, he joined Atalanta reserve team in summer 2001. Rantier played his only Serie A game on 17 May 2003. That match he was one of the starting forwards along with Fausto Rossini. He was replaced by Davor Vugrinec at half time, at that time losing 0–1. The match Atalanta won Como 2–1.[1]

Vicenza[edit]

He joined Vicenza in 2003 as Atalanta sold 50% registration rights, which he played 26 Serie B games and scored one goal, impress Vicenza to sign him permanently. But the second season with Vicenza was not successful, which Rantier joined AlbinoLeffe in January 2005.

Verona[edit]

In August 2005 he joined Verona in co-ownership deal, for €270,000 on 31 August 2005.[2][3] The club relegated at the end of season but renewed the co-ownership deal with Vicenza in June but sold its portion to Piacenza Calcio in July. The forward position was replaced by free agent William.

Piacenza[edit]

In next season half of Rantier's contractual rights was bought by Piacenza for €500,000 from Verona via Vicenza, which Vicenza received €20,000 of the fee (€500,000 minus €480,000).[4] In June 2007 Piacenza bought him outright for another €500,000. Piacenza raised the fee by selling Daniele Cacia, also a forward. Rantier played 28 Serie B games for Piacenza.

Second spell at Verona[edit]

On 2 February 2009 he returned to Verona.[5]

Despite not a regular starter in the league, Rantier played the first two games of 2009–10 Coppa Italia Lega Pro[6] and scored a brace.[7] However, he was replaced by Nicola Ciotola in the third[8] and fourth games.[9]

Taranto[edit]

In 2010, he left Verona to join Taranto.[10] Rantier almost played all the 68 league matches for Taranto in 2 seasons but did not play in 2010–11 Coppa Italia Lega Pro[11][12] nor 2011–12 Coppa Italia Lega Pro.[13] He was suspended twice in 2011–12 season due to his fourth caution[14] and his second caution in 2010–11 promotion play-off.[15]

Perugia[edit]

After the bankruptcy of Taranto, he was signed by Perugia.[16] He made over 30 appearances that season, but half of them were substitutes, including all 4 matches in 2012–13 Coppa Italia Lega Pro[17][18][19][20] .

Alessandria, Pro Piacenza, Bassano Virtus and Sud Tirol[edit]

On 9 July 2013 he signed a two-year contract with Alessandria; on 19 June 2015 the club announces that the expiring contract of Rantier will not be renewed, leaving him free transfer. At the beginning of July agreeing with the Pro Piacenza where he will play for one season. In the summer of 2016 he moved to Bassano Virtus; on 24 January 2017 will be transferred permanently to the Sud Tirol.

Career statistics[edit]

[21][22][23][24][25][26]

Team Season Division League Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
France
Nîmes 2000–01 Ligue 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Italy
Atalanta 2001–02 Serie A 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002–03 1 0 0 0 1 0
Vicenza 2003–04 Serie B 26 1 0 0 26 1
2004–05 10 1 2 0 12 1
AlbinoLeffe (loan) 13 4 13 4
Vicenza 2005–06 0 0 1 0 1 0
Verona (co-own) 39 4 39 4
Piacenza 2006–07 33 6 2 0 35 6
2007–08 26 2 2 0 28 2
2008–09 19 1 1 0 20 1
Verona 2008–09 Prima Div. 11 5 11 5
2009–10 19+3 5+0 0 0 2 2 24 7
Taranto 2010–11 32+2 4+0 2 0 0 0 36 4
2011–12 30+2 6+0 2 0 0 0 34 6
Perugia 2012–13 3 0 4 0
Career Total 15 0 6 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cecere, Nicola (18 May 2003). "Club sopravvivenza Atalanta" (in Italian). Milan: La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "CALCIOMERCATO, UFFICIALE L'ACQUISTO DI JULIEN RANTIER" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 31 August 2005. Retrieved 28 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Vicenza Calcio SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2006 (Italian)
  4. ^ Vicenza Calcio SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2007 (Italian)
  5. ^ "Il calciomercato si chiude con 5 operazioni" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 2 February 2009. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Hellas Verona-Sambonifacese 2–1" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 8 October 2009. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "Hellas Verona-Como 6–0" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 21 October 2009. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Hellas Verona-Potenza 0–1" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 11 November 2009. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Lumezzane-Hellas Verona 2–3" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 1 December 2009. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  10. ^ "Calciomercato, Ciotola e Rantier al Taranto" (in Italian). Hellas Verona FC. 12 July 2010. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "As Taranto – Matera: i convocati" (in Italian). AS Taranto Calcio. 13 October 2010. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  12. ^ "Il Taranto saluta la Coppa Italia (6–4 d.c.r)" (in Italian). AS Taranto Calcio. 27 October 2010. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  13. ^ "Andria – Taranto: le formazioni ufficiali." (in Italian). AS Andria BAT. 9 November 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  14. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale N°90DIV (2011–12)" (PDF) (in Italian). Florence: Lega Pro. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  15. ^ "SANZIONI DI SQUALIFICA A CARICO DI CALCIATORI DA SCONTARE NELLA STAGIONE SPORTIVA 2011 – 2012" (PDF) (in Italian). Florence: Lega Pro. 30 June 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  16. ^ "Perugia calcio, il Grifo alla prima partitella a ranghi contrapposti" (in Italian). Perugia: AC Perugia Calcio. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  17. ^ "Perugia – L'Aquila 2 – 1 (1–1 tempi regolam.)" (in Italian). AC Perugia Calcio. 3 October 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  18. ^ "COPPA ITALIA, Poggibonsi 3 – Perugia 4" (in Italian). AC Perugia Calcio. 17 October 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  19. ^ "COPPA ITALIA, Aprilia 2 – Perugia 1" (in Italian). AC Perugia Calcio. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  20. ^ "Perugia – Lecce 2–1" (in Italian). AC Perugia Calcio. 5 December 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  21. ^ La Gazzetta dello Sport 2009–10 Profile (Italian)
  22. ^ La Gazzetta dello Sport 2007–08 Profile (Italian)
  23. ^ Serie B Profile by Panini Digital (Italian)
  24. ^ Soccerway
  25. ^ AIC Profile (data by football.it) (Italian)
  26. ^ Julien Rantier – French league stats at LFP

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