Nicolás Amodio

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Nicolás Amodio
Personal information
Full name Nicolás Amodio
Date of birth (1983-03-10) March 10, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Defensor Sporting 28 (1)
2004–2005 Sambenedettese 32 (1)
2005–2011 Napoli 55 (1)
2007–2008 Treviso (loan) 9 (0)
2008 Mantova (loan) 17 (0)
2010 Piacenza Calcio (loan) 18 (0)
2011 Portogruaro (loan) 16 (0)
2011–2013 Peñarol 8 (0)
2013– Lecce 23 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 May 2010.

Nicolás Amodio (born 10 March 1983) is an Uruguayan football midfielder who currently plays for Italian club Lecce.


Amodio started his football career at hometown club Defensor Sporting in Uruguay during 2003, Sporting were playing in Primera División Uruguaya at the time, which is the nation's top league. He appeared for the club only twice, before relocating to Italy.

The first Italian club he played for was Sambenedettese in Serie C, he notched up 30 appearances scoring 1 goal during his only season for the club. He would move next to Napoli along with fellow Uruguayan midfielder, Mariano Bogliacino.

Amodio was a prominent member for the club during the 2005–06 season, he turned out for them 29 times. Napoli gained promotion back to Serie B by the end of the season. In January 2010 Napoli loaned the Uruguayan midfielder to Serie B club Piacenza Calcio until June 2010.

On August 2013 he signs a contract with US Lecce.

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