Tomas Locatelli

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Tomas Locatelli
Personal information
Full name Tomas Locatelli
Date of birth (1976-06-09) 9 June 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Bergamo, Italy
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1992–1994 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Atalanta 33 (1)
1995–1996 A.C. Milan 10 (0)
1997–2000 Udinese 93 (8)
2000–2005 Bologna 111 (17)
2005–2008 Siena 72 (9)
2008–2010 Mantova 52 (7)
2010–2011 Spal 10 (0)
2012 Arezzo
National team
1994–1997 Italy U-21 10 (1)
1999–2000 Italy 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 July 2008.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 2006

Tomas Locatelli (born 9 June 1976 in Bergamo) is a former Italian footballer who played as a playmaking attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Locatelli played over 200 matches at Serie A. After being a member of the club's youth side, he started his professional career at native club Atalanta in 1993 and made his Serie A debut against Udinese, on 2 April 1994. He moved to A.C. Milan in 1995, spending two seasons with the club and collecting 10 league appearances, also winning the 1995–96 Serie A title; during his time with the club, he made his European debut in the 1996–97 UEFA Champions League, also scoring a goal in a 4–2 home win over Göteborg on 30 October 1996.[1][2] In 1997, he moved to Udinese, and in 2000 he moved to Bologna, where he remained for five seasons. He signed with A.C. Siena after Bologna were relegated to Serie B in 2005.[3][4]

During the 2008–09 and 2009–10 seasons, he played for Serie B club Mantova. In the 2010–11 season, he played for Spal in Lega Pro Prima Divisione. Since 31 March 2012 he has played for Arezzo in Serie D.[3][4]

He was banned 2 years for involvement in 2011–12 Italian football scandal on 18 June 2012.[5][6]

International career[edit]

Locatelli has made 10 appearances for the Italy national under-21 football team, scoring one goal. He has also made 2 appearances for the senior Italy national football team, making his national team debut on 13 November 1999, in a 3–1 friendly home defeat to Belgium, in Lecce.[7][8]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Milan[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tomas Locatelli" (in Italian). Magliarossonera. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Live: A.C. Milan vs. IFK Göteborg (4–2)". Eurosport. 30 October 1996. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Tomas Locatelli" (in Italian). Tutto Calciatori. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Matteo Bursi (24 March 2011). "Tomas Locatelli" (in Italian). Tutto Mantova. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Atto di deferimento della Procura federale" (PDF) (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Palazzi chiede il -6 per il Novara" [Palazzi asks for a 6-point deduction for Novara] (in Italian). Sport, Mediaset. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Affonda l'Italia sperimentale Il Belgio vince largo: 3-1" [The experimental Italian side sinks Belgium wins by large margin: 3–1] (in Italian). La Repubblica. 13 November 1999. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "Locatelli, Tomas" (in Italian). FIGC. Retrieved 19 August 2015.