Manuel Locatelli Biography

Manuel Locatelli

Quick Facts About Manuel Locatelli

Celebrated Name Manuel Locatelli
Age 23 Years
Nick Name Manuel
Birth Name Manuel Locatelli
Birth Date 1998-01-08
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Lecco
Birth Nation Italy
Nationality Italian
Famous For Popular Italian footballer
Ethnicity European-white
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Capricorn
Career Start Signed his first professional contract in 2015
First Club AC Milan
Current Team Sassuolo
Current Club Country Italy
Current City Sassuolo
Jersey Number 73
Position Midfielder
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 75 kg
Body Shape Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Girlfriend Thessa Lovich
Source of Wealth Football (Contracts, Salaries, Endorsements)
Salary 144k
Net Worth $1 million
Links Instagram

Manuel Locatelli is an Italian professional football player. Locatelli plays as a midfielder for the Serie A Club Sassuolo and the Italy national team. Having started his professional football at AC Milan in 2016, he helped the club to win the Supercoppa Italiana. He had initially joined Sassuolo on loan in 2018. His move became permanent in 2019. 

On the international level, he has represented the Italy national football teams at various age levels. He made his senior international debut in 2020. 

What is Manuel Locatelli Famous For?

  • Was the part of Milan that won the Supercoppa Italiana in 2016. 

Where is Manuel Locatelli From?

Manuel Locatelli was born on 8 January 1998. His birth place is Lecco in Italy. He holds Italian nationality. His father is Emanuele Locatelli. Information about his mother is not available at present. He belongs to European ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. 

Manuel Locatelli AC Milan

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Manuel Locatelli Career

  • Manuel Locatelli started playing football at an early age. 
  • He joined Atalanta's academy in 2007. 
  • He eventually joined AC Milan's youth system in 2009. 
  • He progressed through each youth category from Esordienti to Primavera. 
  • He signed his first professional contract with Milan in July 2015. 
  • He was promoted to the club's first team in 2016.

Manuel Locatelli Sassuolo

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  • He made his first-team as well as Serie A debut against Carpi in April 2016.  
  • He scored his first Serie A goal against Sassuolo in October 2016. 
  • He became part of Milan that won the Supercoppa Italiana in 2016. 
  • Following his excellent performances in the 2016-17 season, he signed a contract extension with the club until 2020.
  • He received the first red card of his career in the 2016-17 Coppa Italia Quarter Final match against Juventus in January 2017.
  • After his playing time was limited in the club, he was loaned to Sassuolo in August 2018 with a buy-out option. He had submitted a full transfer request. 
  • His move to Sassuolo was made permanent in 2019. 

 Manuel Locatelli Italy

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Manuel Locatelli International Career

  • Manuel Locatelli represented Italy's football teams at various age levels. 
  • He played for Italy's U15, U16, U17, U19, and U21 football teams. 
  • He was part of Italy's U19 football team that finished runners-up in 2016 Under 19 Championship.
  • He was also part of Italy's U21 team that reached the semifinals of the 2017 UEFA European U21 Championship. 
  • Locatelli made his senior international debut against the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League in September 2020. 
  • He scored his debut senior international goal against Bulgaria in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in March 2021. 
  • He was included in the Italy squad for the UEFA Euro 2020. 
  • He scored a brace in Italy's second group stage match against Switzerland. 

Manuel Locatelli girlfriend

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Who is Manuel Locatelli Girlfriend?

Manuel Locatelli is not married. However, the Italian footballer is in a relationship. He is dating a girl named Thessa Lovich. 

How Tall is Manuel Locatelli?

The Italian footballer Manuel Locatelli stands at a height of 1.86 m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a body weight of around 75 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. 

What is Manuel Locatelli Salary and Net Worth?

Manuel Locatelli earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from contracts, salaries, and endorsements. He came through the academy of Milan and led the club to Supercoppa Italiana in 2016. He currently plays for another Italian club Sassuolo. His salary at Sassuolo is reported at around 144k annualy. His net worth is estimated at around $1 million.

Did You Know?

  • He was 11 years old when he joined AC Milan.
  • He wears shirt number 73.
  • He was 18 years old when he made his Serie A debut.
  • He is known for his powerful and accurate long range shots.
  • His playing style is often compared to Xavi, Zinedine Zidane, Demetrio Albertini, and Fernando Redondo.
  • The Guardian named him one of the 50 best young players born in 1998.