Matteo Serafini

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Matteo Serafini
Personal information
Full name Matteo Serafini
Date of birth (1978-04-21) 21 April 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Brescia, Italy
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
AC Crema 1908
Youth career
1996–1997 Cremonese
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2001 Cremonese 60 (5)
2001–2002 Livorno 19 (2)
2003–2004 Arezzo 43 (16)
2004–2006 Siena 7 (0)
2005 Catania (loan) 20 (5)
2005–2006 Empoli (loan) 16 (0)
2006–2007 Brescia 38 (11)
2007–2009 Vicenza 37 (0)
2008 Piacenza (loan) 17 (3)
2009– Aurora Pro Patria 1919 129 (53)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1° September 2013.

Matteo Serafini (born 21 April 1978 in Brescia) is an Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder. He currently plays for AC Crema 1908.

Football career[edit]

Serafini started his career at Cremonese, instead of Brescia. He played his first professional season for the club in Serie C1 1997-98, and brought the club back to Serie B in just one year in summer 1998. But the club relegated again in summer 1999, and the following season saw Cremonese fall to Serie C2 in summer 2000.

In summer 2001, he joined Livorno of Serie C1. He won promotion with the club, but his just played one game in first half of 2002/03 season, before moved to Arezzo of Serie C1.

On 8 June 2004, he finally tasted top division football by signed by A.C. Siena, he made his Serie A debut against Palermo on 12 September 2004.

He made 6 more appearances before on loan to Catania (Serie B) and Empoli (Serie A).

On 7 August 2006, he joined Brescia (Serie B). Here he made his biggest football career success - on 10 March 2007 he scored a spectacular hat-trick in the match between Brescia and Juventus Turin during the season which Juventus was in Serie B:[1] The three goals, all in the first half of the game, were the result of a lob from 40 meters, a bicycle kick, and a precise powerful shot from 30 meters, against the World Cup winner goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.

On 4 July 2007, he joined Vicenza (Serie B).

In 2009, he joined Aurora Pro Patria 1919[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Il Brescia schiaccia la Juve Splendida tripletta di Serafini" (in Italian). 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2015-05-20. 
  2. ^ "Operazioni calciomercato". Vicenza Calcio (in Italian). 2009-08-24. Archived from the original on 2009-08-27. Retrieved 2010-03-08. 

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