Matteo Contini

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Matteo Contini
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Personal information
Full name Matteo Contini
Date of birth (1980-04-16) 16 April 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Gemonio, Italy
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Ternana (on loan from Atalanta)
Number 30
Youth career
Milan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Milan 0 (0)
1999–2000 Livorno (loan) 15 (0)
2000–2001 SPAL (loan) 17 (0)
2001–2002 Monza 25 (0)
2002–2003 L'Aquila 33 (2)
2003–2004 Milan 0 (0)
2003–2004 Avellino (loan) 39 (1)
2004–2007 Parma 89 (2)
2007–2010 Napoli 75 (1)
2010–2011 Zaragoza 39 (1)
2011–2013 Siena 26 (0)
2013– Atalanta 3 (0)
2013–2014 Juve Stabia (loan) 27 (0)
2014–2015 Bari (loan) 28 (0)
2015–2016 Bari (loan) 18 (0)
2016– Ternana (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 July 2015.

Matteo Contini (born 16 April 1980) is an Italian football defender who currently plays for Ternana, on loan from Atalanta.

Career[edit]

Milan[edit]

He started his professional career in the A.C. Milan youth system. He was then loaned to Serie C1 teams Livorno, SPAL, Monza (also co-ownership) and L'Aquila (also co-ownership) between 1999–2003 and Serie B team Avellino in 2003–04 Serie B season.

Parma[edit]

His 50% registration rights were bought by Parma in 2004 for €180,000[1] that became full ownership in 2005 for undisclosed fee. Contini played for Parma in 2004–05 UEFA Cup and 2006–07 UEFA Cup.

Napoli[edit]

In 2007 he was signed by S.S.C. Napoli for €3.2 million.[2] Contini played for Napoli in Serie A as well as in Italian Cup, 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup and 2008–09 UEFA Cup.[3]

Zaragoza[edit]

On 27 January 2010 Contini was loaned to Real Zaragoza with option to purchase.[4][5][6]

On 8 July 2010, Zaragoza made the purchase option, for €2 million[7] and signed Contini on a three-year deal.[8]

Siena[edit]

On 8 August 2011, after a year and a half in Spain, he returned to Italy, taken from Siena on a season-long loan for €300,000[9][10] with option to buy the registration rights.[11] Contini wore no.80 shirt for 2011–12 Serie A.[12] In July 2012, Contini signed a permanent deal with Siena, which the club declared the total cost including misc cost was €1,374,239.[9] He signed a 2-year contract. Contini changed to wear no.22 in 2012–13 Serie A.[13]

Atalanta[edit]

Six months after joining Siena definitively, he joined Atalanta for €1 million.[14][15][16] Contini kept to use no.22 shirt for "blue-black".[17] On 30 August 2013, he went on loan to Juve Stabia.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parma FC SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2005 (Italian)
  2. ^ SSC Napoli SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2008 (Italian)
  3. ^ La Gazzetta dello Sport 2010 profile (Italian)
  4. ^ "Contini set for Spanish switch". Sky Sports (in Italian). 27 January 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Contini nuevo jugador del Real Zaragoza" (in Spanish). Real Zaragoza. 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  6. ^ "Ufficiale: Contini al Real Saragozza" (in Italian). SSC Napoli. 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2010-01-28. 
  7. ^ S.S.C. Napoli S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 30 June 2010 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  8. ^ "Matteo Contini continuará defendiendo al Real Zaragoza" (in Spanish). Real Zaragoza. 2010-07-08. Retrieved 2010-07-09. 
  9. ^ a b AC Siena SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2012 (Italian)
  10. ^ "Contini è del Siena Arriva in prestito con diritto di riscatto" (in Italian). AC Siena. 8 August 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2014.  line feed character in |title= at position 20 (help)
  11. ^ "Defender Matteo Contini joins Siena on loan". Mail.com. 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  12. ^ "Contini ha scelto il numero 80, Gazzi il 14" (in Italian). AC Siena. 16 August 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2014.  line feed character in |title= at position 32 (help)
  13. ^ "Scelti i numeri di maglia" (in Italian). AC Siena. 25 July 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  14. ^ AC Siena SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2013 (Italian)
  15. ^ "Acquisti e cessioni: il riepilogo" (in Italian). Atalanta BC. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  16. ^ "Arrivi e cessioni: il bilancio" (in Italian). AC Siena. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  17. ^ "Test in famiglia. Primo allenamento a Zingonia per Contini e Livaja" (in Italian). Atalanta BC. 31 January 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  18. ^ "Contini e Scozzarella alla Juve Stabia" (in Italian). Atalanta BC. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 

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