Salvatore Ferraro

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Salvatore Ferraro
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-09-08) 8 September 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Catanzaro, Italy
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
000?–2002 Internazionale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002 Internazionale 1 (0)
2003 Prato (loan) 8 (0)
2003–2008 A.C. Milan 0 (0)
2003–2004 Pavia (loan) 23 (0)
2004–2005 Rimini (loan) 4 (0)
2005 Vittoria (loan) 18 (0)
2005–2006 Lumezzane (loan) 27 (0)
2006–2007 San Marino (loan) 25 (1)
2007–2008 Benevento (loan) 39 (2)
2008–2010 Benevento 43 (4)
2010–2011 Lanciano 22 (0)
2011– Ternana
National team
1999 Italy U-15 3 (0)
2000 Italy U-16 4 (0)
2000–2001 Italy U-17 9 (1)
2001 Italy U-19 6 (1)
2002 Italy U-20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Salvatore Ferraro (born 8 September 1983) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender for Ternana.

Club career[edit]

Ferraro started his career at Internazionale. He made his debut against Feyenoord at UEFA Cup on 11 April 2002. In January 2003, he was graduated from Primavera Team (under-20 Team), he was loaned to Prato of Serie C1.

A.C. Milan[edit]

Ferraro (half of rights were valued at €1.75M), along with Alessandro Livi, Giuseppe Ticli (50% valued €1.75M) and Marco Varaldi (half of the rights valued €1.75M) were moved to city rival A.C. Milan, and Matteo Giordano (50% valued €1.5M), Ronny Diuk Toma (50% valued €1.5M), Simone Brunelli and Matteo Deinite (50% valued €1.5M) moved to Inter. Both clubs co-owned the 8 players. The deal later criticized as using player transfer to make false profit in balance sheet, it is because the transfer fees were paid via player exchange, but the transfer fees in the balance sheet could be adjusted by the two clubs.[1][2]

He was immediately left on loan to Pavia of Serie C1.

In summer 2004, he was loaned to Rimini of Serie C1, and then to Vittoria, also in Serie C1.

In summer 2005, he moved to Lumezzane of Serie C1.

In summer 2006, he moved to San Marino of Serie C1.


In summer 2007, A.C. Milan bought remaining half player's rights from Inter, for €300,000 (while Giuseppe Ticli's half for €100,000; Giordano to Inter for €50,000, Deinite for €250,000, which only €100,000 cash involved from Milan to Inter,[3] and in 2008 deal between Varaldi and Toma solved by Inter paid Milan the same amount), and Ferraro moved to Benevento of Serie C2 on loan. In summer 2008 he terminated his remain contract with Milan in order to join Benevento in free transfer.[4] It made Milan registered an accounting losses of €25,000.

Lanciano & Ternana[edit]

In July 2010 he was signed by Lanciano in 2-year contract.[5] In July 2011 he was transferred to Ternana.[6][7]

International career[edit]

Ferraro played in 2000 UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship qualification for the Italy national under-16 football team (now equivalent to the under-17 team). He was then capped for the U-17 team, the feeder team of U-18 team (now equivalent to the U-19 team). In mid-2001 he was promoted to the U-19 team and played few friendlies. In August 2002 he was selected to the U-20 team for a youth event in Alcúdia.[8]


  1. ^ "Inter and AC Milan chiefs face new probe". ESPN Soccernet. Reuters. 2007-01-17. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  2. ^ "L'insulto: "Sei una plusvalenza"" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 2007-01-20. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  3. ^ "AC Milan Group 2007 Annual Report". AC Milan (in Italian). Archived from the original (pdf) on 25 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "AC Milan Group 2008 Annual Report" (pdf). AC Milan (in Italian). ca. April 2009. Retrieved 11 June 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Arriva Ferraro dal Benevento". SS Virtus Lanciano 1924 (in Italian). 27 July 2010. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Salvatore Ferraro alla Ternana". SS Virtus Lanciano 1924 (in Italian). 29 July 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ufficiale: dalla Virtus Lanciano arriva Ferraro". Ternana Calcio (in Italian). 29 July 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Comunicato stampa" (PDF). FIGC (in Italian). 16 August 2002. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 

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