|Date of birth||May 28, 1981|
|Place of birth||Busto Arsizio, Italy|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2001–2002||→ Cesena (loan)||25||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 2, 2014.
He grew up within the A.C. Milan youth system, but never played a full senior game for the rossoneri, instead being sent on loan to several lower league teams, namely Cesena and Triestina. Ferri was sold to Triestina in co-ownership deal for 400 million lire (€206,583) in June 2002 along with Eder Baù (200 million lire) and Alessandro Budel (400 million lire). In 2003 he was acquired by Serie B club Palermo, who then became league champions in 2004. Palermo acquired him for undisclosed fee and Triestina acquired the remain half of the contract from Milan in June 2003 for €2 million. But after Palermo won promotion, he first team appearances limited to 15 games before joined Cagliari on 31 January 2006 for €1 million in another co-ownership deal. Ferri made his Serie A debut on 6 January 2005 for Palermo, against Reggina Calcio. In June 2007 Cagliari bought another half for €600,000.
He joined Sampdoria in January 2009 for a peppercorn of €1,000. He just played twice in 2008–09 Serie A season for Cagliari in September against A.C. Siena and November against Calcio Catania before joined Sampdoria. He successively left the club on a free transfer, and joined Serie B outfit Vicenza later on September 2009.
In November 2010, Ferri joined Atalanta in another free transfer.
- AC Milan SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2003 (Italian)
- US Città di Palermo SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2006 (Italian)
- "Palermo call Tedesco home". UEFA.com. 2006-01-31. Retrieved 2009-01-30.
- US Città di Palermo SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2007 (Italian)
- "Ferri è per intero del Cagliari" (in Italian). Cagliari Calcio. 20 June 2007. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
- UC Sampdoria SpA Report and Accounts on 31 December 2009 (Italian)
- "Dal Cagliari arriva a titolo definitivo Michele Ferri" (in Italian). Sampdoria. 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2009-08-11.
- "Michele Ferri in biancorosso". Vicenza Calcio. 2009-09-17. Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
- "Arriva il difensore Michele Ferri" (in Italian). Trapani Calcio. 2014-01-31. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
- Gazzetta dello Sport player profile (Italian)