Position : Forward
Date of birth : 28 October, 1980
Team : Bologna (Italy)
Nationality : Italy
Notes : Scored on his European debut for Bologna in 1999 and then spent most of 1999/00 on loan at Lecce. Burst onto the scene in early 2001 with a double strike against Milan at the San Siro and then another double for the Italian U/21 team. This great form has led to comparisons to Dutch great Marco van Basten.
LAST UPDATED: 1 June, 2001
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