Marco Crimi

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Marco Crimi
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-03-17) March 17, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth Messina, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder / Right Back
Club information
Current team
Number TBA
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Igea Virtus 25 (3)
2009–2010 Bari 3 (0)
2010–2013 Grosseto 80 (0)
2013–2015 Latina 74 (4)
2015–2016 Bologna 1 (0)
2016–2017 Carpi 40 (1)
2017– Cesena 3 (0)
National team
2011–2013 Italy U-21 13 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 September 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 August 2012

Marco Crimi (born March 17, 1990 in Messina) is an Italian football Midfielder who currently plays for Serie B side Cesena. He plays as a Defensive Midfielder but can also play as a Right Back. He is a former Italy U-21 international.


Crimi born in Messina, started his career at his home town team A.C.R. Messina before joining Igea Virtus on loan. His form out on loan earned him a move to Serie A side Bari.


After joining Serie A side Bari in 2009. He made his Bari debut in the Italian League Cup on 28 October 2010 in a 3-1 win against Torino F.C.. On 10 November 2010, he made his Serie A debut replacing Alessandro Gazzi as a substitute in a match against Chievo Verona.


He earned a subsequent loan move to Grosseto in January 2011. He made his debut in Serie B February 5, 2011 in Grosseto's 1-0 loss to Novara. On 23 June 2011 Grosseto bought out 50% of his rights in a co-ownership deal. After becoming a regular starter at Grosseto, Crimi was frozen out the first team along with teammates Yaw Asante, Davis Curiale and Giovanni Formiconi all being in a car involved in an accident where the drive had been drink driving.[1]

Latina Loan[edit]

In September 2014 he joined Serie B Side Latina on loan. His impressive form in the heart of the Midfield, led Latina to an impressive 3rd-place finish in Serie B, after helping beat his former club Bari in two legs in the Serie B playoff semi final, Latina were undone 4-2 on aggregate by A.C. Cesena in the two legged final for promotion to Serie A.


Carpi (loan)[edit]

On 4 January 2016, Serie A side Carpi have reached an agreement for the loan of Crimi until the end of the season, with a buyout option.[2]


On 21 June 2016, Italian club Carpi announced that they have activated the buyout clause to sign Crimi on a two-year deal.[3]

International career[edit]

On 4 November 2011 he received his first call-up to Italy U-21 by Ciro Ferrara for the double engagement with Turkey and Hungary qualifier for the UEFA European Under-21 qualifiers. Becoming the first player in the history of Grosseto to play in the Under-21's.

On May 27, 2013, he was included as Devis Mangia in the 23-man squad to for European Under-21 Championship in Israel,where Italy finished in second place with Spain beating Italy 4-2 in the final on 18 June, with Crimi making 3 appearances in all the tournament.




  1. ^ "Grosseto 'sack' players after car crash". Football Italia. 27 October 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mercato: Crimi è biancorosso" [Market: Crimi is red and white] (in Italian). Carpi F.C. 1909. 4 January 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Mercato: riscattato Crimi" [Market: acquired Crimi] (in Italian). Carpi F.C. 1909. 21 June 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 

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