Luca Mezzano

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Luca Mezzano
Personal information
Full name Luca Antonino Mezzano
Date of birth (1977-08-01) 1 August 1977 (age 41)
Place of birth Turin, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Torino (youth coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Torino 43 (3)
1997–2001 Internazionale 4 (0)
1999Perugia (loan) 8 (0)
1999Verona (loan) 4 (0)
2000Brescia (loan) 14 (0)
2000Chievo (loan) 1 (0)
2001Reggina (loan) 11 (0)
2001–2005 Torino 77 (4)
2005–2006 Bologna 36 (1)
2007–2009 Treviso 38 (0)
2007–2008Triestina (loan) 10 (0)
2009–2010 Arezzo 5 (0)
National team
1997–2000 Italy U-21 19 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Luca Antonino Mezzano (born 1 August 1977) is an Italian football coach and former player who played as a defender. He is youth coach of Torino (responsible for the Esordienti - 13-year-old team).

Club career[edit]

Born in Turin, Mezzano started his career at hometown club Torino, and joined Internazionale in 1997. Despite being contract for four seasons with the Nerazzurri, he only made four appearances with the club and was mostly sent on loan to several other teams instead. He returned to Torino in 2001, spending four seasons with the club before ending his career after spells with Bologna, Treviso, Triestina and Arezzo. He retired in 2010, aged 33.

He has played 71 Serie A games, which he made his debut against A.S. Roma, on 25 February 1996.

International career[edit]

With the Italy youth team, he won the 2000 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship and was a quarter-finalist at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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