Domenico Berardi - Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Parents, Family, Nationality, Age, Height, Wiki, Transfer News, Awards, Facts, Injury, Teams, Kids
Domenico Berardi is an Italian professional football player who plays for Serie A club Sassuolo and the Italy national team as a forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Cosenza and played until 2010. In 2010, he played for the youth team of Sassuolo and began his career at the club. He helped Sassuolo win the Serie B title and earn a promotion to Serie A in his debut season. He has spent his entire professional career at Sassuolo, making over 300 appearances and scoring over 100 goals for the club. He is currently Sassuolo's all-time record goal-scorer with over 100 goals.
On the international level, he has represented Italy at various age levels. He has represented Italy at U19, U21, and the senior level. He was part of Italy’s U21 team that played in the 2015 and 2017 UEFA European U21 Championship. He made his international debut for Italy on 1 June 2018. In June 2021, he was included in Italy's squad for UEFA Euro 2020.
What is Domenico Berardi Famous For?
- Being a professional football player.
- Won the 2012-13 Serie B with Sassuolo.
- Won the 2013 Serie B Footballer of the Year.
- Won the 2013-14 AIAC Leader Under-21 Award.
- Won the 2015 Bravo Award.
- 2014-15 Serie A top assists provider.
Where is Domenico Berardi From?
Domenico Berardi was born on 1 August 1994. His birthplace is Cariati, Italy. He is the youngest of three children born to his father, Luigi Berardi, and his mother, Maria de Berardi. He holds Italian nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Catholic. His horoscope sign is Leo.
Domenico Berardi Club Career
- He started playing football for the youth team of Cosenza and played until 2010.
- In 2010, he played for the youth team of Sassuolo and began his career at the club. He made his senior debut for Sassuolo in Serie B on 27 August 2012, at the age of 18, in a 3-0 away win over Cesena. On 1 September 2012, he scored his first professional goal in a 2-1 home win against Crotone. During his 2012-13 season, he made 39 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as he helped Sassuolo win the 2012-13 Serie B title and earned a promotion to Serie A the following season. That season, after helping Sassuolo win the Serie B title, and a historic promotion to Serie A, scoring 11 goals, he was named 2013 Best Player of the Serie B.
- On 2 September 2013, Juventus confirmed via their official website that he had joined the club on a co-ownership basis that saw Luca Marrone transfer in the opposite direction, both for a fee of €4.5 million. He remained with Sassuolo on a season-long loan deal for the 2013-14 season. On 25 September 2013, at the age of 19, he made his Serie A debut in a 1-1 away draw against Napoli. On 6 October 2013, he scored his first Serie A goal from a penalty in a 3-1 defeat to Parma. On 3 November 2013, he scored a hat-trick, including two penalties, in Sassuolo's first-ever Serie A away win, 4-3 against Sampdoria. On 12 January 2014, he scored all four goals in a 4-3 home win against Milan. In doing so, he became the second-youngest player to score four goals in a single Serie A match - the youngest was the 18-year-old Silvio Piola in 1931 and the first player to score four in a league match against Milan. During his 2013-14, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 17 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Sassuolo avoided relegation.
- In July 2014, it was confirmed that he was to stay at Sassuolo for another season as the co-ownership deal was also renewed on 20 June 2014. On 17 May 2015, he scored a hat-trick in a 3-2 win over Milan at the Mapei Stadium. During his 2014-15, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 15 goals and providing 13 assists in all the competitions.
- On 25 June 2015, it was announced through an official statement that co-ownership was resolved in favour of Sassuolo for €10 million. It was reported that it was part of Simone Zaza's deal with Juventus. However, Juventus also retained the option to bring him back to Turin in 2016. During his 2015-16, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as Sassuolo finished the league season in sixth place, sealing a spot in the third qualifying round of the 2016-17 UEFA Europa League.
- On 28 July 2016, he made his debut and scored on his debut and also Sassuolo's first-ever goal in European competitions in a 1-1 away draw against FC Luzern in the first leg of a third-round UEFA Europa League qualifying match. In the return leg on 4 August, he scored twice in a 3-0 home win which allowed Sassuolo to advance to the play-off round. In the first leg of the Europa League play-offs, on 18 August, Berardi scored a goal and set up another in a 3–0 home win over Red Star Belgrade. On the opening match of the 2016-17 Serie A season, on 21 August 2016, he scored a goal in a 1-0 away victory over Palermo. On 25 August, he scored yet another goal (his sixth in five matches) in a 1-1 draw against Red Star Belgrade in the return leg of the Europa League play-offs to seal a spot for Sassuolo in the season's Europa League group stage. On 28 August, he continued his goalscoring run, netting a goal in a 2-1 home win over Pescara, becoming the youngest Italian player since 1994-95 to score 40 goals in Serie A and the second-youngest player overall, behind Alexandre Pato, at the age of 22 years and 27 days. During his 2016-17, he made 25 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 11 assists in all the competitions.
- During his 2017-18, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
- On 19 August 2018, he scored a goal from a penalty in a 1-0 home win over Inter Milan, in the first match of the 2018-19 Serie A season. During that season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
- On 1 September 2019, he netted a hat-trick in a 4-1 win over Sampdoria. During his 2019-20, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions.
- On 17 April 2021, he scored twice in a 3-1 win over Fiorentina where he reached 100 goals in all competitions for the club, since debuting for the club in Serie B in August 2012. During his 2020-21, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 17 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as he helped Sassuolo to an 8th place finish, missing out on European competition on goal difference. That season, was his best goal-scoring season in his professional career, scoring 17 goals.
Domenico Berardi International Career
- He has represented Italy at various age levels.
- He has represented Italy at U19, U21, and the senior level.
- He was part of Italy’s U21 team that played in the 2015 and 2017 UEFA European U21 Championship.
- He made his international debut for Italy on 1 June 2018 in a 3-1 friendly loss against France.
- On 7 October 2020, he scored his first international goal for Italy in a 6-0 friendly win against Moldova.
- In June 2021, he was included in Italy's squad for UEFA Euro 2020.
- On 11 June 2021, in the opening match of the tournament, his cross led to the opening goal of the game, an own-goal by Merih Demiral in a 3-0 win over Turkey.
- On 16 June 2021, in the following group match, he set up Manuel Locatelli for Italy's opening goal in an eventual 3-0 win over Switzerland.
Domenico Berardi Girlfriend
He is in a long-term relationship with the stunning TV host, Francesca Fantuzzi. The couple started dating back in 2014 and many believe that they are married, but the couple is waiting for the right moment. The couple is blessed with a boy born in January 2021. He has an intimate relationship with his love and their first child, a boy where they are living their life happily together.
Domenico Berardi Height and Weight
Domenico Berardi stands at a height of 1.83m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 72kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
Domenico Berardi Net Worth and Salary
Domenico Berardi earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €15 million and his salary is £3.1 million. His market value is around €35 million.
Trivias About Domenico Berardi You Need To Know.
- He stated playing football at the age of 13.
- He wears shirt number 11 for Sassuolo.
- He has spent his entire professional career at Sassuolo, making over 300 appearances and scoring over 100 goals for the club.
- He is currently Sassuolo's all-time record goal-scorer with over 100 goals.