Marco Russo

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Marco Russo
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-04-25) 25 April 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Cariati, Italy
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Aurora Seriate
Youth career
000?–1998 Reggina
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Padova 1 (0)
1999–2000 Birmingham 0 (0)
2000–2001 Dundee 4 (0)
2001–2002 Poggese 12 (0)
2002–2003 Cassino 6 (0)
2003 Villacidrese 24 (0)
2003–2005 Sassari Torres 54 (2)
2005–2006 Vittoria 18 (0)
2006–2008 Lumezzane 70 (4)
2008–2009 Pizzighettone 22 (3)
2009–2010 Canavese 25 (2)
2010–2011 Virtus Entella 25 (0)
2011– Aurora Seriate
National team
1998 Italy U15 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Marco Russo (born 25 April 1982) is an Italian footballer who plays for Aurora Seriate.

Biography[edit]

Born in Cariati, Calabria, southern Italy, Russo started his career at Calabrian side Reggina. He then left for northern Italy side Padova, then left for the United Kingdom for Birmingham and in November 2000 for Dundee. He was signed by assistant manager, countryman Ivano Bonetti along with defender Umberto Fatello.[1] In June 2001 he was released by the Scottish side and returned to Italy for Serie C2 side Poggese.

After the team relegated, he spent one season at non-professional league, Serie D, for Cassino and Villacidrese.

In summer 2003, he left for Serie C1 side Sassari Torres and in summer 2005 left for Vittoria of Serie C2. But his contract with the Sicily side was terminated in February 2006.[2] and joined Serie C1 side Lumezzane.[3] He followed the team relegated to Serie C2 and remained for 2 seasons, and won promotion back to Serie C1 (which renamed to Lega Pro Prima Divisione) in summer 2008.

He then moved back to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione for Pizzighettone.[4] and in 2009–10 season left for Canavese after Pizzighettone relegated.

In November 2011 he joined Serie D club Aurora Seriate.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dundee eye Italian youngsters". BBC Sport. 1 November 2000. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "UFFICIALE: Vittoria, l'ultima rivoluzione". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). 2 February 2006. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "UFFICIALE: due acquisti per il Lumezzane". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). 1 February 2006. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "UFFICIALE: Russo al Pizzighettone". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). 28 August 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "L'ex Lega Pro Marco Russo scende in Serie D". Tutto Mercato Web (in Italian). 29 November 2011. Retrieved 25 December 2011. 

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