Luca Del Papa

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Luca Del Papa
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-02-07) 7 February 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Montesilvano, Italy
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Pescara
2010–2013 Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Juventus 0 (0)
2013 Honvéd II (loan) 5 (0)
2013–2014 Chieti (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Luca Del Papa (born 7 February 1994) is an Italian footballer who plays as a forward.

Career[edit]

Born in Montesilvano, in the Province of Pescara, Abruzzo region, Del Papa started his career at Delfino Pescara 1936.[1] On 5 August 2010 he was signed by Juventus in a co-ownership deal worth €300,000 over a 3-year contract,[2] as part of the deal that transferred Riccardo Maniero to Pescara for €450,000.[2] Del Papa was a member of Juve's U17 team during the 2010–11 season,[3] as well as its reserve team during the 2011–12 season. However, he only played once for the latter due to injury.[4] At age 18 he signed a new 3-year contract with Juventus. Circa January 2013 Del Papa left for the Hungarian club Budapest Honvéd FC (re-joining Juve team-mate Raffaele Alcibiade); however, he was only able to play for their second team. On 19 June 2013 Del Papa was acquired by Juventus outright, with Maniero moved to Abruzzo in the same formula.[5]

On 28 August 2013 Del Papa and Alberto Gallinetta were signed by Lega Pro Seconda Divisione club Chieti from Juventus.[6] Del Papa failed to play any game for the first team of the relegated side.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Esordienti: risultati del 5, 6 e 7 Novembre" (in Italian). Pescara Calcio. 7 November 2005. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Delfino Pescara 1936 Srl Report and Accounts on 30 June 2011 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian CCIAA
  3. ^ "Allievi Nazionali 2010–2011" (in Italian). Juventus FC. c. September 2010. Archived from the original on 18 November 2010.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "Primavera, buona partenza" (in Italian). Juventus FC. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Co-ownership agreement summary". Juventus FC. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ufficiale: tris di acquisti per il Chieti, ecco Gallinetta, Dascoli e Del Papa" (in Italian). Chieti Calcio. 28 August 2013. Archived from the original on 29 May 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014.