Luigi Della Rocca

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Luigi Della Rocca
Personal information
Full name Luigi Andrea Della Rocca
Date of birth (1984-09-02) 2 September 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Brindisi, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Bologna
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2007 Bologna 60 (9)
2003–2004 Catania (loan) 12 (0)
2004 Atalanta (loan) 5 (0)
2004–2005 Pisa (loan) 12 (2)
2007–2011 Triestina 69 (17)
2011–2013 Portogruaro 39 (11)
2013–2014 Carpi 21 (6)
2014 Cremonese 14 (4)
2014–2016 Lecce 21 (1)
2015 Novara (loan) 11 (1)
2015–2016 Rimini (loan) 12 (0)
National team
2001 Italy U-17 7 (5)
2002 Italy U-18 6 (4)
2002–2003 Italy U-19 11 (3)
2003–2004 Italy U-20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 August 2016.

Luigi Andrea Della Rocca (born 2 September 1984) is an Italian footballer who plays as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Triestina[edit]

Della Rocca was signed by Triestina in January 2007 in a co-ownership deal for €350,000. In June 2009 Della Rocca was signed by Triestina outright for another €150,000.[1]

Lega Pro clubs[edit]

Della Rocca signed a 3-year contract with Lega Pro Prima Divisione club Portogruaro in mid-2011.[2] He was released in 2013.

In January 2014 Della Rocca was signed by Cremonese.[3]

On 11 July 2014 Della Rocca was signed by U.S. Lecce.[4][5] On 2 February 2015 Della Rocca was signed by Novara in a temporary deal, with Jacopo Manconi and Gustavo Vagenin moved to opposite direction.[6][7] They finished as the first in Group A of 2014–15 Lega Pro season.

On 22 August 2015 Della Rocca was signed by Rimini in a temporary deal.[8] In January 2016 an injury put an end to his season.

On 31 August 2016 he parted ways with Lecce as his contract was terminated in a mutual consent.[9]

International career[edit]

He won the 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship with the Italian U-19 team. He participated in 2001 UEFA European Under-16 Championship, which was renamed to under-17 Championship after 2001 edition.

Personal life[edit]

He is the elder brother of Francesco Della Rocca.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Triestina Calcio S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2009 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  2. ^ "Della Rocca è del Portogruaro" (in Italian). Calcio Portogruaro Summaga. 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Luigi Della Rocca è un giocatore grigiorosso" (in Italian). U.S. Cremonese. 3 January 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Luigi Della Rocca ceduto al Lecce" (in Italian). U.S. Cremonese. 11 July 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Della Rocca in giallorosso" (in Italian). U.S. Lecce. 12 July 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Le operazioni di mercato" (in Italian). U.S. Lecce. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "L'ATTACCANTE LUIGI DELLA ROCCA IN AZZURRO" (in Italian). Novara Calcio. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "Della Rocca ceduto al Rimini" (in Italian). U.S. Lecce. 22 August 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  9. ^ "Risoluzione con Della Rocca" (in Italian). U.S. Lecce. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 

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