Mathieu Moreau

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Mathieu Moreau
Personal information
Full name Mathieu Christian Moreau
Date of birth (1983-02-22) 22 February 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Quimper, France
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
2000–2001 Nantes
2001–2003 Internazionale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Internazionale 0 (0)
2003–2004 Spezia (loan) 26 (0)
2004–2005 Ternana (loan) 6 (0)
2005–2006 Lucchese (loan) 3 (0)
2006–2008 Lucchese 1 (0)
2007 Pro Sesto (loan) 20 (0)
2008–2012 Varese 87 (0)
2012–2013 Venezia 15 (0)
National team
France U-19[citation needed]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Mathieu Christian Moreau (born 22 February 1983) is a French footballer.

Football career[edit]

Internazionale[edit]

Mathieu Moreau started his career at French most famous youth academy at Nantes. In summer 2001 he joined Internazionale. He won Campionato Nazionale Primavera in summer 2002 as Alex Cordaz's backup.

In summer 2003, he was farmed to Spezia (Serie C1) along with Mattia Altobelli.

A year later, he was loaned to Ternana (Serie B) along with Fabrizio Biava.[1]

Lucchese[edit]

In summer 2005, he was loaned again, this time to Lucchese (Serie C1) along with Fabrizio Biava. He played as second choice behind Alex Brunner.

In summer 2006, Lucchese bought half of the player's registration rights,[2] for a peppercorn fee of €500 and a year later bought all the registration rights. But along with Paolo Castelli, also was owned by Inter, failed to play regularly, work behind Brunner and later Massimo Gazzoli.

Varese[edit]

In summer 2008, Varese signed him as a free agent, after Lucchese folded. He quickly became the first choice goalkeeper and won 2009 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione. In the next season, Varese gained another advancement: the team ended at second place of Lega Pro Prima Divisione, as well as winning the promotion playoffs.

However, he was the understudy of Massimo Zappino in 2010–11 Serie B. The team finished fourth but failed to win the promotion playoffs. After the departure of Zappino in late August 2011, Moreau became first choice again in the first 4 rounds, win zero wins, 2 draws and 2 loses. Since round 5 Walter Bressan became the first choice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BIAVA, MOREAU ON LOAN TO TERNANA". inter.it. 2004-07-28. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ "NEW DEALS FOR SIX YOUNGSTERS". inter.it. 2006-08-04. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 

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