Marco Mancosu

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Marco Mancosu
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-08-22) 22 August 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Cagliari, Italy
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
000?–2008 Siracusa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Cagliari 13 (1)
2008–2009 Rimini (loan) 5 (0)
2009–2010 Empoli (loan) 7 (0)
2010–2011 Siracusa 32 (3)
2011–2012 Cagliari 0 (0)
2011–2012 Siracusa (loan) 1 (0)
2012–2014 Benevento 60 (15)
2014–2016 Casertana 57 (11)
2016– Lecce 28 (5)
National team
2004 Italy U16 5 (0)
2004–2005 Italy U17 10 (0)
2006 Italy U19 0 (0)
2007–2008 Italy U20 4 (0)
2009 Italy U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 March 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 August 2010

Marco Mancosu (born 22 August 1988) is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Lecce.

Club career[edit]


Born in Cagliari, Sardinia, Mancosu started his career with hometown club Cagliari Calcio and made his first team debut in the last round of 2006–07 season, also scoring a goal in his first top-flight appearance, and then made 10 first team appearances in the following 2007–08 season.

He joined Serie B side Rimini Calcio on loan for the 2008–09 season in order to gain more first team experience.[1] He joined Empoli on loan on 10 August 2009.[2]


On August 13, 2010, it was confirmed that Mancosu was sold to Lega Pro Prima Divisione side U.S. Siracusa, on a co-ownership deal. The Sicilian club, recently underwent a second consecutive promotion from the Serie D in 2008 to the Lega Pro Prima Divisione this season.

In June 2011, Cagliari bought back Mancosu from the co-owner.

In August 2011, he returned to Siracusa on a season-long loan deal. Mancosu was a key person for Siracusa successful campaign which was the first before the winter break.


In 2012, he moved to Benevento, where he spent two years.


In 2014, he was signed by Casertana, where he spent two seasons.


In July 2016 he joined Lecce.

International career[edit]

On 12 August 2009 he made his debut with the Italy under-21 team in a friendly game against Russia. Mancosu played all 5 matches of 2005 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship and all 3 matches of 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship.

Personal life[edit]

Mancosu has two brothers who are also professional footballers, the elder Matteo and the youngest Marcello.[3]


  1. ^ "Mancosu al Rimini. Rescisso il contratto di Shala" (in Italian). Cagliari Calcio. 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Marco Mancosu". Sky Sports. Retrieved 2009-08-18. 
  3. ^ Massimo Leotta (2 March 2012). "La Mancosu story Così tre fratelli si sfidano nei gol" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 4 March 2017.