Stefano Napoleoni

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Stefano Napoleoni
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-06-26) 26 June 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Number 9
Youth career
2005–2006 U.S. Tor di Quinto
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Widzew Łódź 44 (11)
2008–2013 Levadiakos 95 (27)
2013– Atromitos 79 (27)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 May 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

Stefano Napoleoni (born June 26, 1986 in Rome) is an Italian footballer, who is playing currently for Atromitos. He plays as a striker or winger.

Club career[edit]

Widzew Łódź[edit]

Napoleoni became the first ever Italian player to play in the Polish Orange Ekstraklasa (former named Idea Ekstraklasa), joining him after was Joseph Dayo Oshadogan his teammate at Widzew Łódź. He moved to Levadiakos after Widzew Łódź were relegated at the end of 2008.


In January 2009 he signed for Greek club Levadiakos, because APOEL FC has withdrawn its interest for the player. He became an idol for the fans of Levadiakos throughout the years. On July 2012, six months before his contract with Levadiakos expired, Napoleoni is attracting interest from West Bromwich Albion,as the Baggies are keen.[1] He left Levadiakos in December, 2012, when his contract expired. Waiting and dreaming of becoming a star in Italy, Stefano Napoleoni is content to be in Greece. Where the crisis 'there, even if you feel less than they say the news'. In January 2013, it was a step away from Robur Siena S.S.D., only to return to Athens and choose the Atromitos. As reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport , is Roman, Stephen, was born in New Salary and exploded in the Tor di Quinto, which began touring Europe in 2006: first the Poles of Widzew Lodz, among the Greeks of Levadiakos.[2] On overall, Napoleoni played 98 games (27 goals, 11 assists} with the club.

Atromitos F.C.[edit]

On January 2013 he signed for Greek club Atromitos F.C. Napoleoni, after each goal celebrated by showing the Colosseum that has tattooed on his right finch[clarification needed]. It was discovered in Italy by Zbigniew Boniek who took him to Poland and from there started his pilgrimage which then went through a lot of Greece. Napoleoni besides has not hidden that is a A.S. Roma fan : " I dream playing in A.S. Roma with the phenomenon Francesco Totti. I was in the field against PAOK, I scored two goals and we won. In the locker room my teammates told me the result of Roma - Lazio and for me it was a total massacre. If Rudi García call me, I could go to Rome on foot. "[3]

On April 2015, the contract of the Italian striker with Atromitos F.C. is running out and according to Metrosport newspaper PAOK are considering to make a move. Napoleoni enjoys a decent season with Atromitos F.C. having netted ten goals since the start of the season. AEK and U.S. Sassuolo Calcio have already expressed their interest, but now PAOK have been added into Napoleoni's suitors. However, it is believed that PAOK have not made any official approach yet and if it happens it will be after the hiring of a new technical director at the club. [4][5]

On 3 May 2015 Atromitos played against Panionios a very important game for entering in the play-offs. Eventually Napoleoni scored his 2nd hat-trick and Atromitos beat Panionios by a final score of 3-1,dragging his club to the Greek play-offs. [6][7] Being one of the most stable and most valuable players of Atromitos F.C. during the last seasons, and in any case, the 28 year old cashed his offer with a new four-year contract (2 + 2 years) which will tie him with the club till 2019. [8][9]

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