Gianluca Lapadula Biography

Gianluca Lapadula

Quick Facts About Gianluca Lapadula

Celebrated Name Gianluca Lapadula
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Lapagol
Birth Name Gianluca Lapagod Vargas
Birth Date 1990-02-07
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Italian and Peruvian
Birth Nation Italy
Place Of Birth Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Horoscope Aquarius
Ethnicity Mixed
Career Start 1996
Awards 2014-15 Lega Pro top scorer and 2015-16 Serie B top scorer.
Father Gianfranco Lapadula
Mother Blanca Aida Vargas Higinio
Brothers David Lapadula
Marital Status Married
Wife Alessia Lapadula
Children Three daughters
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 69kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Salary £2.7 Million
Current Club Benevento
Position Striker
Jersey Number 9
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Gianluca Lapadula Vargas is a professional football player who plays for Serie B club Benevento and the Peru national team as a striker. He played for the youth team of Juventus, Collegno Paradiso, and Treviso (loan). He has previously played for Pro Vercelli, Ivrea, Parma, Atletico Roma (loan), Ravenna (loan), San Marino (loan), Cesena, Frosinone (loan), Parma, Gorica (loan), Teramo (loan), Pescara, Milan, Genoa, and Lecce (loan). Currently, he is playing for Benevento.

On the international level, born in Italy to an Italian father and a Peruvian mother, he has represented both Peru and Italy internationally. He has represented Italy at Italy B and Peru at the senior level. On 7 November 2016, he was called up to the Italy senior squad for the first time for a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match against Liechtenstein and a friendly match against Germany, replacing the injured Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini. On 30 October 2020, he was called up to the Peru senior team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Chile and Argentina. He made his international debut for Peru on 13 November 2020. In June 2021, he was included in Peru's squad for the 2021 Copa America in Brazil.

What is Gianluca Lapadula Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2013-14 Slovenian Football Cup with Gorica.
  • Won the 2016 Supercoppa Italiana with Milan.

Individual

  • Won the 2014-15 Lega Pro top scorer.
  • Won the 2015-16 Serie B top scorer.

Where is Gianluca Lapadula From?

Gianluca Lapadula was born on 7 February 1990. His birth name is Gianluca Lapagod Vargas. His birthplace is Turin, Piedmont, Italy. He was born to his father, Gianfranco Lapadula, and his mother, Blanca Aida Vargas Higinio where he grew up with his brother, David Lapadula, who was also a football player. He holds both Italian and Peruvian nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Aquarius.

Gianluca Lapadula Milan

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Gianluca Lapadula Club Career

  • He played for the youth team of Juventus, Collegno Paradiso, and Treviso (loan).
  • On 31 August 2007, he joined Piedmont for Serie C2 side Pro Vercelli where he made 4 appearances for the club.
  • In the 2008-09 season, he left for Lega Pro Seconda Divisione (ex–Serie C2) side Ivrea and was selected to the Lega Pro 2nd Div. During that season, he made 18 appearances for the club.
  • On 1 August 2009, he was signed by Parma and spent one season with their Primavera team. 
  • On 1 July 2010, he was loaned to Atletico Roma. He made his debut for the club on 8 August 2010 in a 2-1 loss against Cremonese. During his loan spell at Atletico Roma, he made only 1 appearance for the club.
  • On 1 January 2011, he joined Ravenna on loan and made his debut for the club on 13 February 2013 in a 2-1 win against Sudtirol. During his loan spell at Ravenna, he made 7 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.
  • On 1 July 2011, he was again sent on loan to San Marino. On 4 September 2011, he scored on his debut for the club in a 4-3 loss against Casale. During his loan spell at San Marino, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 24 goals in all the competitions as he concluded the season as the top scorer in Group A with 24 goals. 
  • On 15 June 2012, he joined Serie B club, Cesena, in co-ownership, signing a five-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 11 August 2012 in a 2-1 win against Pro Vercelli in the second round of Coppa Italia. On 27 August 2012, he made his league debut for the club in a 3-0 loss against Sassuolo.
  • He failed to play regularly for Cesena, and on 8 January 2013, he was loaned to Frosinone. On 3 February 2013, he scored on debut for the club in a 1-1 draw to Prato. During his loan spell at Frosinone, he made 6 appearances for the club where he failed to score a goal.
  • On 1 July 2013, he returned to Parma and was immediately sent on loan to Slovenian club Gorica. He made his debut for the club on 27 July 2013 in a 2-1 loss to NK Domzale. On 24 August 2013, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 win against NK Olimpija. During his loan spell at Gorica, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Gorica won the Slovenian Football Cup that season.
  • On 18 July 2014, he was loaned to Teramo. On 10 August 2014, he scored twice on his debut for the club in a 3-2 loss against Sudtirol in the first round of Coppa Italia. On 30 August 2014, he made his league debut for the club in a 3-1 loss against AC Pisa. During his loan spell at Teramo, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 25 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions as he also helped the club achieve promotion to Serie B then canceled in August 2015 by the final judgment of the Italian Football Federation, due to match-fixing on the part of the President of Teramo, Luciano Campitellii, in the penultimate round of the league in the match against Savona. 
  • On 9 July 2015, he was signed by Pescara in Serie B on a four-year contract on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club on 9 August 2015 in a 2-0 win against Sudtirol in the second round of Coppa Italia. On 26 September 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw to Vicenza. In his first season, he made 46 appearances for the club, scoring 30 goals and providing 12 assists in all the competitions as he concluded the season as the top scorer in Serie B with 27 goals. 
  • On 1 July 2016, he was signed by AC Milan B on a five-year contract, who reportedly paid Pescara a €9 million plus bonus for the transfer. He made his debut for Milan on 27 August 2016 in a 4-2 loss away against Napoli in Serie A. On 6 November 2016, he scored his first goal for Milan in a 2-1 away victory against Palermo. On 26 November, he scored his first brace in Serie A in a 1-4 away victory against Empoli. In his first season, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Milan won the Supercoppa Italiana that season. 

Gianluca Lapadula Benevento

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  • On 18 July 2017, he moved to Genoa on a one-season loan with an obligation to make the deal permanent. The total transfer fee was €13 million (€2 million loan + €11 million for outright) which was Genoa's most expensive signing of all time. He made his debut for the club on 26 August 2017 in a 4-2 loss to Juventus. On 26 November 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-1 draw to AS Roma. During his loan spell at Genoa, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals in all the competitions. 
  • On 17 August 2018, he permanently joined Genoa. During his 2018-19 season, due to his injury and not being included in the squad, he managed to make 9 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals in all the competitions.
  • On 12 July 2019, he was loaned to Serie A newcomers Lecce. On 18 August 2019, he scored twice on his debut for the club in a 4-0 win against Salerno in the third round of Coppa Italia. During his loan spell at Lecce, he made 27 appearances for the club, scoring 13 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 2 September 2020, he signed with Benevento on a 3-year contract. He made his debut for the club on 26 September 2020 in a 3-2 win against Sampdoria. On 4 October 2020, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1-0 win against Bologna. In his first season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.

Gianluca Lapadula Peru

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Gianluca Lapadula International Career

  • Born in Italy to an Italian father and a Peruvian mother, he has represented both Peru and Italy internationally. 
  • He has represented Italy at Italy B and Peru at the senior level. 
  • He had received a call-up by Peru for the Copa America Centenario but had not officially decided which international side to represent at the time.
  • On 7 November 2016, he was called up to the Italy senior squad for the first time for a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match against Liechtenstein and a friendly match against Germany, replacing the injured Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini. 
  • On 31 May 2017, he scored a hat-trick for Italy's national football B team in a friendly against San Marino. 
  • On 30 October 2020, he was called up to the Peru senior team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Chile and Argentina. 
  • He made his international debut for Peru on 13 November 2020 in a 2-0 loss against Chile in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification.
  • In June 2021, he was included in Peru's squad for the 2021 Copa America in Brazil.
  • On 23 June 2021, he scored his first international goal for Peru in a 2-2 draw against Ecuador in the first round of the 2021 Copa America.
  • On 2 July 2021, he scored twice in a 3-3 draw against Paraguay in the quarter-finals of the competition, later also netting his nation's first penalty in the resulting 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory and helped his team to enter the semi-final of the 2021 Copa America.

Gianluca Lapadula wife

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Gianluca Lapadula Wife

Looking at his personal life, Gianluca Lapadula is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Alessia Lapadula in 2016. The couple is blessed with three daughters. He has an intimate relationship with his love and daughters where they are living their life happily together. 

Gianluca Lapadula Height and Weight

Gianluca Lapadula stands at a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 69kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Gianluca Lapadula Net Worth and Salary

Gianluca Lapadula earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his salary is £2.7 million where his net worth is not revealed yet. His market value is around €3.50 million. Any updates on his net worth will be updated here soon.

Did You Know?

  • He stated playing football at the age of 6.
  • He wears shirt number 9 for Benevento.
  • He holds both Italian and Peruvian nationality.
  • Born in Italy to an Italian father and a Peruvian mother, he has represented both Peru and Italy internationally.
  • His brother, David Lapadula was a football player who also plays as a forward in the lower amateur leagues.