|Date of birth
September 16, 1982 |
|Place of birth
||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
||115 kg (254 lb; 18.1 st)
|Rugby union career
Michele Rizzo (born 16 September 1982) is an Italian rugby union player. His preferred position is prop but he can also play as a hooker. He currently plays for Leicester Tigers in the Aviva Premiership. He has been capped by the Italy national rugby union team, making his debut playing 4 minutes against Australia in 2005.
He grew up playing for Petrarca, of which he also was the captain for two seasons (2007–08 and 2008–09).
On 23 June 2014, Rizzo made his move to join Leicester Tigers in the English Aviva Premiership from the 2014-15 season.