Giampaolo Pazzini - Bio, Net Worth, Position, Current Team, Teams Played, Transfer, Stats, Jump, Salary, Wife, Nationality, Age, Height, Facts, Wiki
Giampaolo Pazzini is an Italian professional footballer. He plays as a striker. He currently plays for the Italian club, Verona. He spent most of his career in Serie A and has played for other Italian clubs including Atalanta, Fiorentina, Sampdoria, Inter Milan, and AC Milan. He has also played for the Spanish club Levante. He was named Serie A Young Footballer of the Year in 2005.
He represented Italy national teams at various age levels. He made his senior international debut in 2009.
He has over 57.6k followers on his Instagram@pazzini.
What is Giampaolo Pazzini Famous For?
- Named Serie A Young Footballer of the Year in 2005.
- Serie B Top Goalscorer for the 2016-17 season.
Where was Giampaolo Pazzini Born?
Giampaolo Pazzini was born on 2 August 1984. His birth place is in Pescia in Italy. He holds Italian nationality. Information about his parents and siblings will be updated soon.
Giampaolo Pazzini Career Timeline
Pazzini started his youth career from Atalanta in 1999.
He made his professional debut in 2003.
He started his football career as a left-back. He later switched to a striker.
He moved to another Italian club Fiorentina for 6 million Euros in January 2005.
He scored 33 goals in 134 appearances in all competitions for Fiorentina.
He moved to another Italian club Sampdoria for 9 million Euros in January 2008.
He made his Sampdoria debut against Palermo and scored his debut goal for the club against Udinese.
He scored his first Serie A goal for Sampdoria against Chievo in February 2009.
His partnership with Antonio Cassano became one of the most effective partnerships in Serie A.
Sampdoria's win that came from Giampaolo Pazzini's winning-goal against Inter Milan helped the club to lead the table for the first time since 1991.
He scored 48 goals in 89 appearances in all competitions for Sampdoria.
He then moved to champions Inter Milan on a four-and-a-half-year deal in January 2011. He was valued at 19 million euros.
He made his Inter Milan debut against Palermo. He scored a brace in his club debut.
He was part of the club that won 2010-11 Coppa Italia.
He suffered goal drought for the 2011-12 season and scored only 5 Serie A goals that season.
He scored 19 goals in 60 appearances in all competitions for Inter Milan.
He then joined AC Milan in exchange for Antonio Cassano and 7.5 million Euro in August 2012.
He made his first full-debut against Bologna in September 2012, where he scored a hat-trick.
His contract at Milan expired in the summer of 2015.
He had scored 24 goals in 86 appearances in all competitions for AC Milan.
He then moved to Verona on a free transfer.
He scored his debut Verona goal against Udinese in October 2015.
Verona loaned Pazzini to Spanish club Levante for the rest of the season in January 2018.
He scored his debut goal for Levante against Real Madrid in February 2018.
Upon returning to Serie A, he scored his first Serie A goal against Torino on 15 December 2019 since 30 October 2017.
He has already scored 50 goals for Verona.
Giampaolo Pazzini International Career
Pazzini has represented Italy at various age levels.
He has represented Italy U16, U18, U19, and U21 teams.
He was part of the Italy U19 team that won the UEFA European U19 Football Championship in 2003.
He made his senior international debut in a World Cup qualification match against Montenegro on 28 March 2009.
He scored his debut international goal in the same match.
He was sent off in the second minute of the match against the Republic of Ireland. He was sent off for elbowing defender John O'Shea.
He was part of the Italian national team that took part in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
He scored only 4 international goals for Italy. He has not made any international appearances for Italy since 2012.
Who is Giampaolo Pazzini Married to?
Giampaolo Pazzini is a married man. He is married to Silvia Slitti. The couple got engaged in 2001 and tied a knot to each other ten years later in 2011. The couple has a son, Tommaso Pazzini, born in December 2011.
How tall is Giampaolo Pazzini?
Giampaolo Pazzini stands at a height of 1.8 m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has an athletic body build.
What is Giampaolo Pazzini Net Worth?
Giampaolo Pazzini earns from his professional football career. His income comes from salary, contracts, bonuses, and endorsements. He has been playing most of his professional career in Serie A. His salary and net worth will be updated soon.
Trivias About Giampaolo Pazzini You Need To Know.
- He wears shirt number 11 at Verona.
- He was considered the best Italian striker in the late 2000s.
- He scored his only Levante goal against Real Madrid in February 2018.
- He holds the record for the fastest sending-off in Italian history when he was sent off in the second minute of the match against the Republic of Ireland in 2009.
- He was one of the footballers who was featured on the cover of the Italian edition of FIFA 12.