Rocco Placentino

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Rocco Placentino
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-02-25) 25 February 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Montreal, Quebec
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Montreal Impact 30 (2)
2003 Avellino 1 (0)
2003–2004 Teramo 10 (0)
2004–2005 Cavese 30 (7)
2005–2006 Gualdo 28 (10)
2006–2007 Massese 18 (3)
2007–2008 Gubbio 24 (7)
2008–2010 Montreal Impact 65 (7)
2012–2013 Saint-Léonard 21 (9)
2014 Montréal-Nord 4 (1)
Total 231 (46)
National team
2002 Canada U20 1 (0)
2002–2004 Canada U23 7 (2)
2005 Canada 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:14, 7 March 2011 (UTC).

Rocco Placentino (born 25 February 1982) is a Canadian retired international soccer player. He is currently the technical director of Canadian club CS Saint-Laurent.[1]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Placentino spent most of his early career in the Italian lower leagues, representing Avellino, Teramo, Cavese, Gualdo, Massese and Gubbio.[2]

On 22 May 2008, Placentino returned to his hometown team, the Montreal Impact, having originally left the team for Italy six seasons previously.[3] During the 2009 USL season, Placentino scored a goal in the playoff quarterfinal match against the Charleston Battery.[4] On 26 November 2009, Placentino signed a two-season contract with the Impact.[5]

International[edit]

Placentino represented Canada at youth level, and earned one cap for the senior team on 3 September 2005, in a 2-1 friendly loss over Spain.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Technical Directors- Soccer Saint-Laurent". Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Rocco Placentino at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ "QUEBEC NATIVE ROCCO PLACENTINO BACK WITH THE IMPACT". Montreal Impact official website. 22 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "QUEBEC Charleston Battery at Montreal Impact, 0:2". United Soccer Leagues. 24 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "ADAM BRAZ AND ROCCO PLACENTINO BACK FOR TWO SEASONS". Montreal Impact official website. 26 November 2009. 
  6. ^ "Profile". Canadian Soccer Association.